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Sortira-t-il autre chose que des “Crottbjets” de nos imprimantes 3D Par Hubert Guillaud le 27/02/13 | 5 commentaires | 4,845 lectures | Impression Justin Pickard (@justinpickard) est écrivain, futurologue “gonzo” au sein du collectif de designers Superflux et doctorant au Steps, un centre de recherche international sur les facteurs sociaux, technologiques et environnementaux de la durabilité. Sur la scène de Lift (vidéo), il est venu parler de l’impression 3D, pour tenter de renverser notre perspective sur le phénomène technologique du moment. L’impression 3D est encore chère, bien plus chère que nos imprimantes de bureau. Image : Justin Pickard sur la scène de Lift, photographié par Ivo Näpflin. Justin Pickard choisit d’attaquer par des objets étranges, comme ceux trouvé à l’exposition itinérante 3D Print Show, notamment l’inquiétant Foetus Project de Jorge Lopes Dos Santos, étudiant au Royal College of Art. “En tant que designer, une grande part de l’anxiété que génère l’impression 3D est liée à la désintermédiation du design. Hubert Guillaud

Click, Print, Gun: The Inside Story of the 3D-Printed Gun Movement Being a 3D-printing novice, I was once somewhat skeptical of the promise behind what's being billed as a truly game-changing technology. I saw Makerbot CEO Bre Pettis on the cover of Wired, and while the novelty of the process incited wonder in my inner 10-year-old, I didn’t think much about it after the fact. Enter Cody R. Wilson. Wilson is a 25-year-old University of Texas law student working to build semiautomatic weapons using 3D printers. His name first came up in conversation with a colleague after Wilson posted an Indiegogo pitch video demonstrating his intended use for a newly-acquired Stratasys 3D printer, which Stratasys subsequently repossessed. I was intrigued. Soon enough Wilson showed us the CAD file on his computer for his lower receiver. Social niceties aside, we were there to watch Wilson build some guns. It is also the part of the gun that’s considered a gun by the government.

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