We may not be living in a simulation. But we could soon be living in a dot matrix. “In a tiny village on the outskirts of Nacajuca, Mexico, builders are creating new homes using a novel tool: an oversize 3-D printer.” Yes, you read that right. New homes, not built, but printed by large scale, on-site printers. “To build the homes, the printer pours layers of lavacrete, a proprietary concrete mix, one after another in long swirls. One home can be completed in less than 24 hours.” These things are getting built faster than the time it takes the ink to dry on the contracts. NYT (Gift Article for ND Readers): How an 11-Foot-Tall 3-D Printer Is Helping to Create a Community. This bodes well for my reputation. I’ve never been particularly handy around the house. But I can press Command P as fast as any man alive.