Sometimes it’s impossible not to stand back in awe at the extraordinary chance encounters that happen. I missed a late train from King’s Cross and found myself on a faster train that allowed me to hop onto the missed train further up the line, that is after a 10 or 15 minute wait.
By chance on the station platform I find myself next to a friendly soul and it turns out that he too missed the train and was doing the same thing. Somehow the conversation shifted to marvel at the wonder of 3D printing and it becomes clear that we’re fascinated by the applications of such things, both for good and ill. We’re also interested in alternative sources of energy and other emergent technologies.
Later we hop off at the same station and both happen to live at the far end of town (the opposite end from the station), so…
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