Cars, guitars, and tracheal implants: Is there anything that 3-D printers can't make?
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The versatility of 3-D printing is its greatest attribute. As this BBC news report illustrates, the ability to take an everyday object -- a coffee mug, in this case -- scan it, create a digital replica and quickly a produce a real-world copy shows the tremendous potential of 3-D printing, particularly for small-business users. What do you think? Will 3-D printing prove as revolutionary as the steam engine, computer or Internet?
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.