In The Future, Will Only Robots Celebrate Labor Day?

Just in time for Labor Day, in the thick of the restaurant-heavy summer season, the New York Times reported: “Restaurant industry experts are predicting that the fast food business will undergo a technological revolution in the next few years that will place increasing numbers of robots and other labor-saving devices in the kitchens.” That story ran on…

Will Home Depot, Amazon, Or Dell, Launch The 3D Printer Revolution?

Home Depot, the planet’s dominant home improvement chain, made news this week by announcing that 3D printing machines would be for sale at a dozen of their locations.   Is this the tipping point for a manufacturing revolution?  Or is this just a PR stunt to get people into stores to buy picnic coolers, light bulbs, and hammers?