Amazing innovations in 3D printing  (Huffington Post)

Amazing innovations in 3D printing (Huffington Post)

Just imagine the scenario: Connecting a printer to your computer and then using that printer to create not mere drawings, sketches or printouts but solid, tangible objects, right from a little wrench to a five-storey apartment.

 

Technology never ceases to amaze us. Star Trek, which had the entire 70s- and 80s-born generation hooked on to TV sets on Sunday mornings for their futuristic gadgets, seems to be only two decades away now!

Something which has fascinated me in the last few months is 3D printing technology. Technically called Additive Manufacturing, it refers to creating solid, three-dimensional objects using digital files.

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73% Adult Internet Users Witness Online Harassment, Only 5% Approach Law Enforcement Agencies

73% Adult Internet Users Witness Online Harassment, Only 5% Approach Law Enforcement Agencies

Online harassment or cyberbullying is now becoming a commonplace phenomenon.

It is not without reason that Pew conducted a full-fledged study to know more about it. 73% of adult internet users had seen someone being harassed online in some form or the other and an astoundingly high 40% of them had been through the dreadful experience themselves. It was also found that age and gender bore a close correlation with harassment and that social networking sites were the most common platforms for cyber bullies.

Age and gender are closely related to online harassment, with young victims being the worst victims.

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