So I was pleasantly surprised when I visited "The Future (was)is here" on Sunday. There where young designers playing around with mini CNC routers, desktop laser cutters and of course 3D printers, there where lots of chin scratching and
I particularly like Ron Arad's view on the technology behind his 3D printed glasses: we "should talk about what is good about the glasses, not about how they are made" (these glasses are printed in one piece and with a "hinge" that allows them to flex only in one way)
But just as importantly here is what people (in the UK) think about new technologies:
Here is an interesting article I just read on 3D printing and counterfeit.