Will.i.am says the world needs new morals to deal with 3D-printed people

Rapper, tech entrepreneur, and human URL Will.i.am says the world will need new “codes and morals” to deal with the ethical implications of 3D-printed humans. “If you can print a liver or a kidney, god dang it, you’re going to be able to print a whole freaking person,” said the Black Eyed Peas founder in an interview with Dezeen. “Now we’re getting into a whole new territory. Moses comes down with the 10 commandments and says ‘Thou shalt not.’ He didn’t say shit about 3D printing. So new morals, new laws and new codes are going to have to be implemented.”

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in ten years’ time we might be able to 3d print human tissue

Will.i.am says he believes that the technology to 3D print humans will be available in “our lifetime,” adding: “I’m not…

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