Motherboard | Ray Kurzweil says we’ll be 3D printing our clothes in less than 10 years

June 27, 2014

Source: Motherboard — June 26, 2014 | Max Cherney

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As noted futurist Ray Kurzweil said at Google’s I/O conference yesterday, the hype, while partly a result of the boom-bust-recovery theory of capitalism, should be taken seriously.

In ten years, you’re probably going to print your own clothes for a few cents, he told the audience.

Kurzweil said transnational fashion enterprises aren’t into it because, like other industries, they’re afraid their bottom line is going to suffer. [...]