It’s truly an incomprehensible universe when a home improvement chain is at the forefront of technological advancement. Perhaps they were sick of the stagnation of selling 20th Century tools or their CEO, Robert A. Niblock, is really a mad scientist. I don’t know why, but, through the Lowe’s Innovation Labs, the company is at least presenting a the appearance of a desire to implement new technology in a traditional retail environment. The latest news from the Innovation Labs – after 3D printing in stores, robotic assistants, and holodeck-style shopping environments – is that Lowe’s has partnered with Made In Space, the company that sent the first 3D printer to the International Space Station, to send a commercial 3D printer to the ISS.…
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