From: John Jolly (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jan 10 2007 - 08:09:55 EET
I just heard about this Fab@Home build it yourself kit that apparently will
sell for $2400.
"We think it's a similar story to computers," he explains. "Mainframes had
existed for years, but personal computing only took off in the late
seventies." A cheap self-assembly computer called the Altair 8800, launched
in 1975, sparked the rapid development of personal computing, he notes: "We
hope Fab@Home can do the same for rapid prototyping." - From NewScientist
The New Scientist article also mentions the RepRap by Adrian Bowyer.
Here's to the ever increasing field of RP/RM and ease of innovation!
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