3D Printers Have Fingerprints
Oct, 16, 2018. Buffalo (NY) . The
full paper by Cory Nealon, in University of Buffalo News Center.
This discovery is presented for its security uses: source of a 3D-Printed gun, and counterfeil. This latter point is of major interest for art.
More philosophically, it is yet another example of machines with an identity. This materialization of the "self" puts another human (or at least animal) feature into the supposedly ice cold world of machines.