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COMPUTERS USED TO require entire buildings to operate. Now they fit in our pockets. Similarly, factory-size electronics manufacturing is approaching a contraction. Want proof? Look at that $50 printer on your desk and imagine, instead of using it to spit out a hard copy of that thank-you note, that you used it to print some digital memory.  Not enough memory to power a laptop. Think smaller, like smart tags to inventory all the crap in your workshop.

Source: Wired Magazine

Date: April 4th, 2017

Link: https://www.wired.com/2017/04/soon-print-simple-electronics-deskjet/

Discussion

1) What sort of small things could you usefully add memory to?

2) Adding memory means generating data and generating data means you might have to actually look at it.  What might be good ways to vizualize data from small smart tags?

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