With the growing performances of 3D printing – it is to be used for building the next Ariane rocket – will factories disappear as well as their workers ? If everyone has one at home, the reward for innovation will com from selling plans. On the internet, things quickly circulate for free, music for instance, and therefore profitability is hard to assure : in those conditions, will any incentive to innovate remain ?


Relates to : The Future of Work and Job polarization