ctrp326 The Future of Making Things

Bre Pettis envisions a future where people don’t just go out and buy things when something is needed or breaks. He envisions a future where people will once again make things themselves, at home. During one of our legendary breakfast sessions during the 26C3 in Berlin on the last day of 2009, we talked about his vision and his company – Makerbot Industries.

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  • February 5, 2010 at 11:06 pm
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    I love this idea of a machine that can make small things I need. I wonder when the machines can work with other material than plastic. Or maybe this is the material that’s cheap and easy to manipulate.

  • February 7, 2010 at 1:37 pm
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    it makes me a little bit afraid that fiction becomes reality type movies and books eg brave new world and the movie Gattaca, this time the man makes God want to be just be the man

  • February 9, 2010 at 11:34 pm
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    Ill see if I cant introduce you to Bre and you can visit makerbot next time you’re in brookyln! Im thinking your minds put together could do great things!

  • February 9, 2010 at 11:35 pm
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    Hey Luiz.. perhaps one very interesting aspect is that eventually the makerbots might be able to produce parts to build other makerbots.. robots making other robots!

  • February 13, 2010 at 1:41 pm
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    was what I said fiction becomes reality we have seen it in theaters Exterminator of the Future, Robocop and so on

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