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Geeks, phreaks, and engineers have been crowing about 3-D printing for a while now (in fact, architects are beginning to design structures that are “printed” in concrete)… but finally this technology is moving out of basements and finding wider application.
This story at CNET shows some of the utilities (phone cases, brass knuckles) and objets d’art now possible with rapid fabrication.
Information Commons in modern libraries are a great setting for communities of students sharing techniques and code for this new technology.
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