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Use 3D printing to build your own data storage array. Or get a 3D printer and watch your storage array fill up with data. Jon Toigo provides his thoughts on the subject. A while back I read an article in a tech publication that discussed the concerns of toy companies regarding knock-offs of their popular toys being made by do-it-yourselfers using 3D printing. The article detailed how an increasingly inexpensive 3D printer -- capable of converting a computer-aided design (CAD) model of an object into a physical (three-dimensional) version of the object by depositing layer upon layer of hardening plastic material -- was being used to "print" things like Lego building blocks and Hasbro Transformers characters. I kept the article in my file folder of topics to track just in case I ever needed another Optimus Prime figure. I was reminded of this clipping when my dear wife told me recently that she wanted one (a 3D printer, not a Transformers figure) as a holiday or birthday present. It shouldn't have surprised me that she was already expert on the processes for "... Access >>>
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