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Tallahassee Democrat

 •  May 16, 2015

I will be giving a talk on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Lively Technical Center titled “Disruptive Technology That Can Change Society.” If you have been following my blog this year, you probably already have a sense of the topic. Now is your opportunity to hear me give a quick overview of some exponential technologies that will affect your life. There ...

Tallahassee Democrat

 •  March 21, 2015

You probably have already heard that scientists have successfully created human tissue in a lab. They are using innovative techniques to grow or 3D-print organs such as livers, esophaguses, and hearts. However, did you know that they are also growing animal tissue that we can eat? Can you imagine eating a synthetically grown steak?
The size of the ...

Tallahassee Democrat

 •  March 7, 2015

Last fall, Made In Space successfully launched into orbit a 3D printer that could print parts in zero gravity — a first in space history!
As it stands, when a part breaks in space, it's quite an ordeal to replace it. If the astronauts don't have the spare parts on hand, it could take several months before a part could be scheduled to launch. That ...