Core77 points us to a video by Bruce Sterling that presents a near future world where we buy items like furniture on the web and they're made to order using 3D Printing. Throw in some smart Google Maps tracking and total-recycling and it starts making sense.

Core77 points us to a video by Bruce Sterling that presents a near future world where we buy items like furniture on the web and they’re made to order using 3D Printing. Throw in some smart Google Maps tracking and total-recycling and it starts making sense.

One thought that sparked while we watched the video was – why does the chair need to be made at some big distribution center somewhere? Why can’t we take the design we buy to a Kinkos and get the chair printed there?

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