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3-D Printing Guns, Drugs, and DNA Weapons: Organized Crime Is Being Decentralized
Steven Kotler   Aug 24, 2015   Big Think  

Author Steven Kotler posits a future in which the three biggest criminal enterprises in the world are supplanted by technologies such as 3D printing and synthetic biology. Would drug cartels exist in a world in which 3D-printed drugs become available? Could a DNA typewriter curb the demand for the illegal exotic animal trade? We don’t know for sure. All we know is that these kinds of technology are fast approaching.




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