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But there are no significant scale benefits left, since all the underlying materials (concrete, steel, fiberglass, silicon, and corn) are already in mass production.
Just as an ebook is a merger of plastic, glass, silicon, and software, so a speedometer is a fusion of microcontrollers, sensors, motors, and plastic or metal faces and needles.
While there likely will be some tweaks, Qualcomm was confident enough in the work done so far to make 5G millimeter wave silicon for smartphone designs.
Designed in Seattle, the porcelain mugs with silicon lids feature retro travel-poster-style art honoring iconic favorites such as Mount Rainier, Crater Lake, Yosemite and Yellowstone.
The facility will remove water vapor, hydrogen sulfide and silicon particles in the gas before it is piped to the Jones Island sewage treatment plant.
Baiji Bottle makes collapsible versions in PBA-free silicon and plastic that won’t take up too much space in your bag.
Just by editing the text in a file somewhere, the same hunk of silicon can become an autopilot or an inventory-control system.
For now, however, silicon seers aren’t prophesizing the distant future like A.I. gods.
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