You will download your sneakers within 20 years according to Pirates...

Those crazy pirates are always thinking about the future. According to a recent blog by the Pirate Bay they believe that the next step in on-line sharing, and presumably the all powerful torrenting, is to download actual physical objects.

While that does not make any nuance of sense at first, what they really mean is that you will download the information on how to create items using your 3D printer. To me it seems like the ramblings of rum infused maniacs with no clear vision of how the future will evolve, but perhaps in 2032 there will be "No more child labour." and "We'll be able to print food for hungry people." Then again, who knows? I thought only last year that nothing could travel faster than light, and BAM did they prove me wrong, maybe...

One quick question Pirates... who do you think will be supplying the 'ink' for these printers? And how?

Here's a quick mock up of the future:


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