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3D printers are never going to be a thing
We were promised a 3D-printed future. It's never going to happen. The idea would be you could find a 3D model for something on Thingiverse and then essentially replicate it for yourself. This was going to be big business. And then, the business stagnated. Last year, MakerBot — one of the leaders in the consumer 3D printer industry — laid off 20% off its staff, not once, but twice.