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For 3D, press PRINT

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on Tuesday, 11 September 2012
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Gartner, a major IT research and advisory company, released its 2012 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies on August 16. Besides wireless power, bring your own device, and complex-event processing, a tipping-point technology is 3D printing.

Rise of the Robo-Reporter

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izzyabraham
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on Monday, 30 April 2012
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More than a year ago, The Economist published a story on 3D printing.  This is a manufacturing technology which transforms the blueprint on your screen into a solid thing on your desk.

It sounded amazing regardless of the fact that it could take away the employment of factory workers.

But skip ahead into the present day and it’s not so wonderful when there’s the prospect of losing your own job to a computer. Instead of the looming death of print, there’s a new monster on journalism’s horizon:
the algorithm.