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8-18-14 12pm, Garland, 3D Printing

Aug 18, 2014|

Some technology experts predict a change as big as computers is coming….and soon. It’s 3-D printing. What once was a hobby of so-called geeks is now making plane, car, and home appliance parts. Do you think 3-D printing will eventually affect your life?

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A lot of burns of Mumbai raids that bid don't want to learn new. York and enters -- and so from media. And to me anything that's new and changing news extremely exciting and one of those is 3-D. Printing. Until you've actually seen the super. I don't think polian says and what the potential. Abuse -- Where have being artificial limbs were having audio ports were having huge machine parts being made. With foreign wars sitting out in the open. Printing part printing replacements. Changing industry changing culture. Welcome back we'll talk to an expert. So you Boykin understand where this is cool is that good -- is again. Job categories or take away state -- -- -- about three unity for an old together a couple of years ago during. I have a doctoral doctor and the immediate challenges. Organ transplant surgeon. And -- elements on the uncle Ted dot com and it's giving the speech worldwide. And about. And lowering -- one person. And start talking about re using their organs. It's -- or visually it's wrong word. But he made his speech and towards it and he said. Now about 20/20 five hours ago we started project -- -- finish in the assistant brought. -- group -- -- he would be put on rubber plug did Tuesday and then came out with kidney. And he put. That kidney -- at me like. Endure a page from way back to dog on a year later. Gives speeches and came on the show and exploding. And it had been re. On the 3-D printer. And a Christensen -- -- an -- so fascinated by. The the future of the eroded article of the day it's at six examples of 3-D printing is changing our world and that's where all my focus has been bird like. Professor mark Perry would -- scholar American and Prague is from mr. economics. With a campus of the University of Michigan proposal -- from the -- appreciated the yeah I'm happy to be here it's all hole. -- hope -- is the progress goal bills more. Is that still in its income bigger stage and has to attend school but it's decades away. Or we can start seeing changes quickly. No I think we're already seeing some very exciting changes it's a very exciting revolutionary technology and it's an early stages but it's advancing. Very rapidly and I think some of the most exciting applications -- that we party scene. Some great examples of successes in the medical field like you mentioned that printer is going to be huge. You know market in the future for 3-D printing out human organs. Tom there was a news report out just a few days ago about how they can use -- human tissue. And treaty -- skin and fat -- -- survivors of breast cancer there's been a number of examples when surgeons have used 3-D printing. To save young children's lives when they needed to print some kind of just one case it would suffer some kind of tumor. And and another case they printed some kind of tricky airwaves for young baby who -- died. We've got examples. In terms of prosthetic hands and legs that are able to be printed now with 3-D printers that. Fraction of the cost and there is one example of where. A guy I was able to. Tom replacing 42000. Prophetic arm with the -- treaty printed arm the cost less than fifty dollars. -- just in terms of the medical field I think would birdies seems very exciting successes and were against in the early stages so according to see that accelerate. In advance very rapidly in the years to come but it's here now naturally happening and it's very exciting. It really music citing an apology good to take another break we have Leo. Live vote news conference from their own land or make an up -- take quick break come right back when -- come back. Askew and use dude you Shaw. In the future increase them or. Or more -- be marginalized. If you're not in the digital computer or double them. This -- record sort of talk about hybrid cars for years ago. Most of via text and phone calls -- go to people who it never happens not gonna work. I've I think you probably doing the same thing of 3-D printing you've you've heard about it but all indications or. It's moving it exploded tools speech started does -- about. I think. Something that young kids in some of the big men and spektr's. And it's moving a whole lot more mainstream to explain. Part of his. -- professor mark Perry would via. American enterprise institute and professor of economics. At -- campus University of Michigan. Professor. What one of the questions. When I've read. Your article six examples throughout the -- -- is changing our world. You talk about -- are you proving her prosthetic orange for a so movies -- -- children in war torn areas. Even Formula One Racing -- Israel. Parts of engines parts of bodies. Of married in -- a breeding oil's slide on this and -- I've read in your report. The attack to rule book picture book projects. Called -- university. And then I've found -- prisoners doing. Real blow for the blow and in 3-D. We're not holier than the greeting the world they're fielding that picture. In the shape for the objects themselves. Is this. How we can sustain those. Long term those troops moved to a point where we're losing a lot of jobs because. Well I think it's gonna have a couple different effects and in some cases what it doesn't just allow manufacturers to produce. Their products and goods more efficiently I mean one example I had -- in my blog got in the proposed. With how rapid prototyping which has a -- 3-D printing was used to design new 2014. Chevy Malibu. On a case like that General Motors is using 3-D printing for their prototypes. So it probably doesn't relieve -- reduce the number of jobs fiscal needs the same number of engineers in the same number of people fumbling the car to just allows them to do a better job of defining it and -- more efficiently and more cost effectively. So that would be one example and that you know we talk about Powell -- Hundred dollar prophetic arms are now available to rescue child victims of war in places like sitting on. So it's possible that I mean they obviously couldn't afford helping the cost 40000 they can't may be forward. Helping the cost hundreds what kind of opens up new markets that might not have existed before. So there could be you know and then of course all of the job in designing it and and manufacturing the 3-D printers and a you know -- -- physical went to that creates a whole new set of jobs that didn't exist before. You know I suppose at some point if you could treaty print apart for your car or your dishwasher or refrigerator or something that that it might. Are reduced to a job that somebody had -- what producing those parts. I mean I get there could be some efficiencies. Calmed that would result in some fewer jobs in manufacturing and physical goods people can do that now. On their own our companies can do it on their -- but again it opens a whole new. -- market to all sorts of new jobs that didn't exist before so in terms of the net effect on jobs in the future I guess we'll just have to kind -- we can see it may not reduce any jobs or may be elected trend in agriculture where were able to produce more and more output. But fewer and fewer workers actually doing the physical labor of putting. And manufacturing parts on the factory floor so I guess what kind of have to see how this plays well. One of the Univision -- -- and that with a couple years ago was nano tech. And though we did a number of shows on there but everything our brand is it's certainly out there and is being used but it's. Limited by bonds it's it's limited by technology. Its limit to -- size of production. Could 3-D. Printing deal like that -- become. Something that could change the world would bring me in and then niche record one. Well I mean we'll have to see in the -- -- mob pretty optimistic I think this is revolutionary. Disruptive technology that truly gonna change the world. That we live in and and again we're still in the early stages the fact that they've got 3-D printers now for sale or for demonstration at places like old people. And a lot of universities now are using them either in their laughter in the library. I mean I think we're seeing the reality that this is not just some kind of -- in a theoretical. Invention or armed innovation I think we're seeing. -- General Motors is using it now we're seeing all these applications in the medical field. Press FedEx and so on I think were already seen that this is a reality and that this is really armed changing. Our lives change in the world and very meaningful ways and I think it's just getting started so. I think we have a lot to look forward to. Professor and or your -- -- you appreciate the time very much. Difficult subject to understand analysts from get the experts thank you with the talk. Guerrero thank you very. -- -- back we'll talk to another expert. An author I read his article to that as well 3-D printing changed the world. Be back as -- so we. Doctor and in the he would tell on the show couple years ago. Transplant surgeon who had and human kidney. Implanted. Broader subject back -- for the platform that -- made -- speech on review executed people for a to have been fascinated by 3-D printing. And do the public Google for over the weekend and these these should choose to view what do I don't. The breed built a pin -- beat in the Warsaw loads and got knocked off in a fight with the -- the pin and I mean. Here's -- company in Spain. Printing food and here's an auto maker pruning automobile parts and very expensive automobile. Here's an artist printing dresses. Here's a hat maker. Making couch for a via. Royal house god extravagance. And in this who was fascinating Ochoa. Good -- -- it's cold mix 3-D printing. And well we do take -- pin and say you're an architect roots sculptor. Use -- bench in the open there are. And it makes a brief standing each rupture. Of water over your sketching what are -- drawn absolutely -- and he. Better understand that we've -- talking to a couple of experts of the and we have no one ran hard. Arturo. Forbes article will -- printing changed world Brad -- and ensure appreciated talk. Hey girl and I together have me back I appreciate what he's done. And -- -- go to do a good. Will it will. Yeah I think I think we're being proven day in India on ammunition is simple Obama -- you back in 2012 I'd go back and look at. I mean we just seen incredible explosion and ideas and companies and just everything changed your rushing at full speed toward third printing out -- little but the catch up work myself. Checking out 3-D printing industry dot com which is a pretty good news source and just it's staggering what people -- done with this technology. Which you know I'm myself than on other people are just no way he could've predicted what tickets and fans of creative frontrunners and like minded people it's just incredible -- can explode. One in the event picked up live Psycho one of the larger news shipping company news and world in in the Woodward chips and -- -- it should be companies. Out of Denmark. They're -- on the verge of being able to get a call from the crew were there are potency. And senator we have some -- that spots and whatever. And they will send them a electronic blueprint to the ship. And they won't print the part on the ship is that is that dot for a -- I mean it's getting there NG -- to print you know pieces of engines now at this point he along with manufactured parts as well. We're talking about you know people printing their own prototypes in parts. Companies you know the more consumer facing companies like at work with a company called treaty or products. That is creating custom printed or -- which is really cool they're based out of Australia. Another company just raised about 400000 dollars kick starter from the to Brenda my dear Santa Monica. They're making thirty printed out the managers for dungeons and dragons and that means it's like anything you can think at this point has been. Tried and proven to be a viable market strategy it's incredible that this is telling. Yeah I would say it was -- -- like you know -- essentially but you know the medical and by different things such as incredible as well. Do you foresee a day. It's -- -- and next. Decade. Where. When you look at the problems say via footwear company you just talk. And we die either north -- or assure itself because a couple of the company is -- looked at or -- choose. Yeah yeah -- -- mostly designer at this point the other -- and at the main markets in and -- I mean think about it you production Alice so wasteful. You know how many sizes that the press how many extra copies so many. You know little hands and sweatshop all of the world there are being exploited to make shoes that ultimately go -- -- the cost parity get low enough there's no question that you're gonna be able to on line and Agassi let's say -- one time perhaps in your home perhaps. Local retailer go online had a database. You know issues -- -- -- picked out that you know feeder or more. You know kind of made for that because you know your -- don't gain as much overtime. But you may be able I'll order any size any print any type issues that you want to have it. Printed out somewhere in factory in overnight at your house I mean that's next level stuff I mean we're talking custom shoes now cost power you know I'm like 12100 dollars. -- nice ones. And you can get the same fit in the same comfort. For even two or 300 dollars I think people are gonna dump all over the those -- -- as which is quite -- while ago with the technology that exists but you know on the definitely keeping an island companies I think that the huge huge market disruption about to happen. You have the market disruption that wouldn't they can bowed in and you mentioned switch. Years ago. I was involved with the environmental organizations. And we weren't too. It's. Cubs shut down soon Schwartz with young kids and Asia. And what -- found badly wrong and is when that went back home. A lot of moon was refused because apparently it's could deport them. -- breath away because they couldn't support them and they went back to either help or remote -- one blight. Yeah. And I'm thinking when you have 3-D printing. You have a -- can let's say. Quick for a this is that the local shopping soon. And go over and you say give me a little blueprint for a soon -- shoes and -- -- and -- -- room perimeter. What does it do to jobs is that create. Or or is that make it harder to find that. Well I think the answer is is complicated but I'll try to make it is that's kind of you know compact is possible that. You know there's definitely jobs that are being destroyed just will never come back and we saw the biggest downturns in recent history in the last hundred years. 2008 and the job that existed then just simply want existing generic technologies. Not to say that new jobs don't he created as a result of our technology as well. But I think the trend is actually going more towards. Entrepreneurs freelancers and people who owned companies deliver to our Internet. That are going to create jobs so themselves. And less. People firing each other because now it's just so cheap but I mean you can get -- of virtual assistants to do your bidding for 55 you know hours a -- so tall order but he can't hire staff like that. For any pressure but I'm talking US based college graduates. You can hire people to do your parents now for cheaper I mean you know just reprinting is one example would like all of those manufacturing jobs. And the picture you know skill and used to come along with that once the technology kind of catches up now all the jobs or are private pretty much gone I'm not saying all of them. You know pretty much. A good portion of the ones that were. You know kind of relying on that -- ecosystem are going to be gone and you know that's the question we have to answer is -- what do we do with all these extra people and so you know I've kind of come to the answer before we need to provide ways for people be fed and clothed and sheltered and not a burden on the -- like you mentioned. You know despite the fact that they're include we're increasing the -- -- right now we're increasing the population. And the resources. Can keep up with that we have to allocate them differently and we have to kind of get out of our competitors selfish or mental qualities. And think more in the terms of on the job concrete more or less how -- -- You know solve the problems of food shortages we -- the problem of the clean water and you know it's not that everybody needs to have. A mansion but you know everybody should be provided basic needs at least -- you know my ideal world. And then from there on that side to decreed that like for the insult -- should have the you know -- the ability to do that every opportunity to do that but I think you know just basic human rights as job to get -- -- scares her. With technology needs to be productive and. The times the -- changer in the woods take a quick break we're coming right back. Talking 3-D printing is is the future is it something that can affect you and your family. In an extraordinary. Period in the relatively near future -- I think Bret -- -- his view of the reports article will review printing trillions world cocoa solution a couple of years ago. And in Barreto went back to allude to some -- file after the show. And -- -- thing didn't show on blows the printing up and there was. Young -- UT. And University of Texas had printer to go and getting a lot of publicity. As everything. All the experts are -- and said there's nothing to it you know you -- -- -- -- thing will -- part. In the tip report hero and some big goal liberator plans to go and could troop one bullet cost nine dollars and thirty cents. Now there's no deliberate reviews news and been upgraded to shoot four bullets in costs a little more. There's another discipline broke Brinker. And shoot a single 22 cartridge can cause. Two dollars and 41 cents a print have you read anything about that looked intently at this is this of current. I mean it. I don't -- -- concerned I would be I mean it's guns or not. Scarce at this point I mean you can get -- done accurately wanna gone then and laws you know unfortunately aren't designed to keep people from getting all the guns you just hope that people aren't as. A position mentally -- or feel desperate enough to use one hole. Four themselves -- -- of terror student in data Ameritech. Mean yeah I mean unfortunately it you know we live in a world order pretty much anybody wants to get something done -- something that they're determine another amount of capital to go about it but. Yes source reprinted don't go I mean you raised a lot of great points and actually got the technology continues to speed up. And they're making better and better. You know so laments in better better processes to refine these types of things. That yet we'll see fully articulated on the parity of you know basic construct a manufacturing that's happening now. But to be concerned about it I mean that's like are we concerned about you know that the fact that we have. You know tens of millions and chemistry now and I don't feel like I'm gonna get shot every time -- walked out of my doors you know I mean really at the end of the day you know. Gotta you gotta kind of weigh -- against what's actually happening. I don't know if you raw read about it the 2000 little robots at Harvard. What the just recently released a -- review saying that. -- -- and take a look at it it's. The -- robot about the side is that thinkable. In New York or in nickel. And they they have moved. That they may -- a centralized. -- And live the people that made them give them a signal -- make a ridge. -- can't screw. Make our -- letter. They all do they talk to each other and they do it. And I have -- yeah and they and they said that. Both Paul it is wind -- real space troubled to Mars in several lugging all that equipment. Well at 3-D printers that will make these robot usually that kind of futuristic. World actually occurring. Yeah it's funny you mentioned that they actually had dinner with Richard Branson a couple of years back. In Miami has a lot of -- -- a couple days down there and just got it you know being a small group and talked demand and then he hadn't heard of street bring it back in 2011. And young talent are under on the talked to everybody and that's what they're working on. -- obviously have been looking at this technology for a long time and I tell everybody hasn't heard about it all about it is I'm a little bit of -- -- that would. But you know we talked about the possibility of virgin galactic and other companies like you know like. SpaceX Elon Musk and you know planetary resources that -- mine has strides in all different types others you know Google backed ventures that are -- And how dirty parenting fits into that I mean like hand in glove it's a wonderful technologies that type thing because why you know like he said. Spend -- however much a pound to bring something to Mars -- the moon and have adults or retrofitted. Here and send it there and said -- one thing that can print out a bunch of printers. Right or a bunch of parts or like he set a bunch of robots in the compatibility should make whatever shape you want and has some sort of artificial intelligence with which to do so don't carry out these commands and protocols it's incredible. And so yeah I absolutely think that's going to be the way to go I mean if you if you think about it as just -- week. Ratio right the thing that the cost of sending something in -- astronomical which is great. So anyway you can bring that down your creativity. Is going to be it's going to be a win definitely. What wouldn't play a little admittedly crazy question. Programs has always been throughout the history of man. But I think there's -- argument to be made that are progress today it's accidental 24. And 32. Do you see any chances technologies go wrong Al brown and our ability of looming takeover deals mean. -- to a point where -- we really don't know. What happened whom would put an Al Gore rhythm then wait for something -- Yeah I mean you have the biggest thinkers of our time guys like you -- Moscow mentioned before. Saying you know you gotta be careful things like artificial intelligence because. Think -- fast human beings -- creating billion dollar companies. And and having control of immense amount of resources by which they can do whatever they need to do it right in with the being we have a billion dollars most things that are within your Trent. Forgive her for what are you decide. So if then you take. An artificial intelligence. That can create billion dollar companies -- you know week or overnight instead of a couple of years. In -- ever -- there and yeah. Rather lever their computers we unfortunately -- on our time we're not we're not -- wait two years boo -- we call you back. Oops okay about it -- thank me aren't talking -- good. The idea. Scooped it is in the forest and -- you can do that. During. A couple of weak -- -- Talked to Todd -- analysis. And you know. That he -- is a -- what all they're doing what it's free and dignity in their category and he's gonna talk about -- -- -- finished four days of -- -- That should be interest. Debra gill figured celebrity EM 1053. Yeah.