Could Meta Be a Game Changer for 3D Printing?

Once or twice in every generation, a new invention will change the trajectory of entire industries – the assembly line during the industrial revolution, for example, or the Internet in the ‘90s. We, and many others in the technology community, believe that “3D Printing,” or “Personal Manufacturing,” is our generation’s…

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One "Electrifying" Crowdfunding Idea

In 1884, the folks erecting the Statue of Liberty ran out of money. Joseph Pulitzer, a big shot publisher, took to his “New York World” newspaper and encouraged Americans to donate so Lady Liberty could be completed. Evidently, Mr. Pulitzer was persuasive. More than 125,000 people donated over $100,000 –…

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Why Did Google Invest $250 Million Into A Taxi Service?

Why the heck would Google invest $250 million into a start-up that’s basically a taxi service? Or here’s another one for you: Why would one man invest hundreds of millions of dollars trying to send ordinary citizens into space, or building a car company from scratch? We generally assume that…

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