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Start of the plastic computer revolution
Posted: 25 March 2011

Could this be the start of a revolution in computing design and manufacture, where the basic components are cheap, printed plastic materials?

Simple processors will be easy to fabricate compared to traditional silicon methods, and could find their way into all sorts of disposable goods, from toys to food containers.

The First Plastic Computer Processor
25 March 2011
Two recent developments—a plastic processor and printed memory—show that computing doesn't have to rely on inflexible silicon.
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