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The 3D Printed You

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    Peter
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    3D printing, once an arcane technology used mainly for developing industrial prototypes, is rapidly moving into everyday life. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the phenomenon of the 3D self replica.

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    human2ai
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    Once scanning and 3d printing has the resolution to beyond cellular then that will be extremely significant. Significant for artificial organs made from their own cells. Even now it could be used to get accurate 3d models of a persons bones, to make accurate prostheses in case of injury.
    It could offer people the ability to manufacture their own appliances. Maybe all they need is the blueprints to feed the printer. That would be really unsettling to manufacturers and those employed by them but would have the effect of making people less dependent on work to get what the want or need.

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