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by Philip K. Dick

Remarkable short story describes the Biltong life forms that take over all the work of making consumer goods. When the Biltong are dying, humanity must solve the vexing problem of making things.

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3D Printer Used To Make Transplant Jawbone
   A permanent replacement was printed for reconstructive surgery.

Hexapod Robot CNC Router
   I'd never look at a six-legged robot and think to myself 'This thing would make a great CNC router.' But Matt Denton did, and you'll be glad he did.

3D Printing In Ceramics - The Vitraglyphic Process
   A new way to fabricate glass and ceramic objects.

3D Printing: The End Of Global Supply Chains?
   'Nanofax AG offers a technology that digitally reproduces objects, physically, at a distance.'- William Gibson, 1999.

3D Printing Is Here - Pay For The Printer!
   'On the concrete platform, in front of the dying Biltong, lay a heap of originals to be duplicated.'- Philip K. Dick, 1955.

3D Printing An Entire Car
   "... Almost as good as the original it was printed from."- Philip K. Dick, 1956.

Strati 3D Printed Car
   'You rode in it - you know how good it is.'- Philip K. Dick, 1956.

Oak Ridge To Pay For The (Giant, Superfast 3D) Printer
   'Can your Biltong print for more than a hundred people?'- Philip K. Dick, 1956.

MultiFab 10-Material 3D Printer
   'On the concrete platform, in front of the dying Biltong, lay a heap of originals to be duplicated.' - Philip K. Dick, 1956.

LM3D Swim First 3D-Printed Production Car
   'Almost as good as the original it was printed fromů' - Philip K. Dick, 1956.

Pay For The 3D Printer - NexD1 Kickstarter
   'The works of the tiny Swiss watch were a fused, unformed mass...' - Philip K Dick, 1956.

Ford Stratasys Infinte Build 3D Printer
   'He proudly indicated his Buick... Almost as good as the original it was printed from...' - Philip K. Dick, 1956.

As Big As A Biltong - World's Largest 3D Printer
   'Huge and old, it squatted in the center of the settlement park... On the concrete platform... lay a heap of originals to be duplicated.' - Philip K. Dick, 1956.

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