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TORONTO - Three-dimensional printers have already begun addressing present-day demands around the world by churning out everything from food to firearms, but Canada's contributions seem geared toward different times,
Canadian researchers in medicine and paleontology are hard at work pioneering projects intended to either make life easier in the future or shed light on the past.
Innovations emerging from Canadian hospitals and university labs have potential to ease the pain of severe burns and joint replacements, while experiments scheduled to begin this year in a Canadian museum will deepen understanding of a poorly understood dinosaur that lived and moved in water.
The common thread between these divergent projects is a piece of technology that has already made international headlines for its versatility.
Three-dimensional printers, which use chemical compounds in place of ink to reproduce 3D models of computer-generated files, have been put to work in fields ranging from architecture to archiving.
The U.S.-based Smithsonian institution has begun an effort to catalogue its vast collection through 3D printing with a view to making its exhibits accessible to a broader audience. A British company has developed a 3D-printed material resembling marble and already produces enough annual output to construct 12 two-storey buildings.
Other enterprising individuals have managed to produce guns, clocks, clothing and even chocolate using devices that work in the home.
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In 2014 we can expect to see growth in influencer marketing including investment in identifying influencers and in the growth of outreach strategies to engage such influencers.According to InNetwork around $240m is spent in North America each year on influencer marketing. This is a figure we can expect to grow in 2014, partly because there is so little trust in advertising, but primarily because people trust people.
Surveys have consistently shown a low a level of trust in marketing such as advertisements, with some surveys finding up to 75% people do not believe advertisements. This is in marked contrast to recommendations from other people. The 2011 Neilson survey asked people what sources of information were most relevant to them when seeking information about products and services. The response was overwhelmingly recommendations from people. Over 90% of people felt that recommendations from friends were highly or somewhat relevant to them and 75% felt that consumer opinions posted online were were highly or somewhat relevant to them. This compared to ads on social networks being down at 36%....
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