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Shared by Jorge Oliveira / 04.12.2016

The 3D Printing Revolution That Wasn’t

MakerBot made a bold bet that 3D printers would become as common as microwaves. Just one problem: no one else shared that dream.

It was October 2009 when Bre Pettis (…) took the stage at Ignite NYC, threw his hand in the air, and shouted “Hooray!” two times.

A PowerPoint slide lit up behind him, revealing a photo of a hollow wood box crisscrossed with wiring. (…) Pettis began: “I’m going to talk about MakerBot and the future and an industrial revolution that we’re beginning — that’s begun.”

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