[EAS] The Third Industrial Revolution
Peter J. Kindlmann
peter.kindlmann at yale.edu
Wed May 2 03:16:34 EDT 2012
Dear Colleagues -
Note the header "Special report: Manufacturing and innovation" --
that's a drop-down menu that gets you to the other sections of the
Here is another of those interesting reports on important but
underappreciated topics for which I like The Economist. This about
the advances in additive manufacturing, building up parts or
prototypes by two- and three-dimensional "printing." Cars won't be
manufactured that way anytime soon, but it is a fascinating enabler
for entrepreneurs on smaller scales.
And a related fascinating enabler, for entrepreneurial funding, is Kickstarter:
There are indeed the stirrings of a new kind of industrial revolution.
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