Is it wise to ban 3D printing of guns?

So there’s this thing call “3D printing” where you can melt plastic and create layer after layer in order to get a 3D object. Turns out you can make real, fireable guns using 3D printing. Here’s my question: do you think making guns should be banned? I tend to think even if it is banned, … [Read more…]

Ramez Naam: My Favorite Futurist

Ramez Naam is a pretty cool dude. The first book I read of his is called Nexus. It’s my new all-time favorite book. I don’t say that lightly. It has science and telepathy and empathy and hacking and insight into the future of humanity. Ramez is an optimist of the best kind: he’s extremely level-headed. … [Read more…]