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Digital Manufacturing

Stunning Progress in Technology: The Death of Unskilled Labor

XPRIZE | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business
XPRIZE

The question no one seems to have the answer to, however, is what is to become of unskilled labor, and those hundreds of millions whose jobs are never coming back.

The Third Industrial Revolution: How the Internet, Green Electricity, and 3-D Printing Are Ushering in a Sustainable Era of Distributed Capitalism

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 05.28.2012 | Technology
Jeremy Rifkin

In the same way that the Internet radically reduced entry costs in generating and disseminating information, giving rise to new businesses like Google and Facebook, additive manufacturing has the potential to greatly reduce the cost of producing hard goods.