This is the most inspiring clip I’ve

seen about the outlook for business

in a LOOOONNNGGG time.

Very Exciting!

On April 4, 2014, Reason TV attended

the Inside 3D Printing Conference and

Expo, a three-day event held at the

Jacob Javits Convention Center in

New York City.

There they caught up with:

Hod Lipson, an engineering professor

at Cornell University, who compared

the excitement swirling around the 3D

printing industry to what it felt like to

work in the computer industry in the


Brian Quan, the president of X-Object,

who predicted that 3D printing will

transform everything from toys to

screwdrivers by making possible a "new

organic creation process."

Aleph Objects’ Harris Kenny (a former

Reason Foundation policy analyst),

who discussed the power of open

source design and how 3D printing is

allowing scientists to create cheap

prosthetics and lab equipment.

Liz von Hasseln, the creative director

of food products at 3D Systems, who

demonstrated the new Chef Jet, which

is the first 3D printer for pastry chefs.

Scott McGowan of Solid Concepts,

which created the first 3D-printed metal


(Video: almost 7 and a half mins):

From Guns to Pastries: How 3D Printing Will Change

the Way We Make Practically Everything