Nadya Peek: „Making Machines that Make“ – Solid 2014 Keynote

From the 2014 Solid Conference: Digital fabrication equipment is increasingly cheap and cheerful – it’s easy to use and easy to own. CNC mills, laser cutters, waterjets – they are just more tools in the toolbox that happen to make custom jobs and one-offs more accessible with their computer-controls. But, unlike the evocative name ‚3D printer‘ suggests, they do not enable full control of physical matter. There is no Star-Trek-esque replicator that can automatically build the physical counterpart of an arbitrary digital design (and we’re a ways from getting one).
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