9 times Science Fiction Predicted the Future of the Smart Home You Need To Know

2. 3D Printing

Fiction: Years before it was viable, Neal Stephenson gave a detailed and scientifically accurate description of the exact method we use today for 3D printing in his book The Diamond Age (1995).

Reality: The first commercially available 3D printer was launched in 2009, it created three-dimensional objects from layers of material. Just like Stephenson’s ‘nano-assemblers’ in The Diamond Age.

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