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The impact of 3D printing

Graham Immerman
December 14, 2018

If you're looking for something to listen to on your commute, check out this podcast about 3D printing! It's also transcribed and can be read if you click the link. Richard D'Aveni says 3D printing is going to create jobs. He said on the podcast, "It’s going to create some higher-level jobs in the factories, more engineering types than blue-collar workers. Of course, there will be a lot of programming jobs and design jobs for people doing new product innovation and things like that." Click the link to listen to the whole podcast!

How 3D Printing Is Transforming Mass Manufacturing - Knowledge@WhartonSource: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu

In his new book, The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World, Dartmouth professor Richard D’Aveni explains how 3D printing could have a ripple effect across the global economy, even weakening China’s position as a rising superpower.D’Aveni: Pan-industrial comes from the following attribute — additive manufacturing and 3D printing.Read More

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