The Amazing Future Is Here, Part One

Phil and Stephen continue their 500th show celebration with a review of amazing advances that have taken place since they first started podcasting.

Extrasolar encyclopedia lists 3500 (3489) planets outside of our solar system that have been discovered

First entry is March 18 2006

3500 planets discovered in the past 10 years

Previously, only 8 had been discovered in all of human history

3D Printing

The RepRap project started as a British initiative to develop a 3D printer that can print most of its own components and be a low-cost 3D printer, but it is now made up of hundreds of collaborators world wide.[1] RepRap is short for replicating rapid prototyper. (Today do an Amazon search on 3D printer and you’ll find dozens if not hundreds of available products.)

Statue destroyed 1,500 years ago revived through 3D printing

12 Things We Can 3D Print in Medicine

Over 100 3D Printing Projects for Your Home


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(3d printer photo by Bre Pettis)


About Phil 523 Articles
Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.