Kevin Kelly: Google+ – A good summary of the disruptive advantages of 3D printing,…

Kevin Kelly
Kevin Kelly

Google+ – A good summary of the disruptive advantages of 3D printing,…

A good summary of the disruptive advantages of 3D printing, from the authors of the book Fabricated.

The Library of Utility

Lucius

“I imagine a library atop a remote mountain that collects the essential information needed to re-learn practical knowledge essential to civilization. This depot, open to anyone who journeys there, is the cultural equivalent of the Svalbard seed bank, a vault on the Arctic Circle that holds frozen seeds of crop plants from around the world. The utilitarian documents in this vault would be the seeds of culture, able to sprout again if needed. It would be the Library of Utility, and it would serve as civilization’s backup.”

Kevin Kelly – Author of   What Technology Wants.

Read the article The Library of Utility on the Blog of the Long Now Foundation.

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