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.