Industrial Revolution 2.0

Stephen Colbert Lets Makerbot go to his Head

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Bre Pettis sat down with the Colbert Nation last night to give the comedian an introduction to the world of 3D printing. The founder and CEO of Brooklyn based Makerbot did a live demo on air.

“This seems to have unbelievable implications,” said Colbert, holding a miniature rendering of his own head. “Right now we rely on the Chinese for our little plastic pieces of crap. Now you don’t have to. Because what’s cheaper than Chinese worker, a robot.” Read More

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Jumo’s Chris Hughes Survives Colbert

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Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook and now founder of New York-based Jumo, braved The Colbert Report last night.

“My guest tonight is the co-founder of Facebook who founded Jumo.com. I can’t wait until it starts invading my privacy too,” Stephen Colbert said in his intro. And later, “So do you have a Read More