An exciting opportunity for Design and Technology Teachers and Teacher Aides to come along to see a demonstration of a 3D Printer in action and to find out how these machines can be utilised in a number of Design and Technology subjects.
Editor’s note: Matt Turck is a managing director of FirstMark Capital . Follow him on Twitter @mattturck . The emerging Internet of Things — essentially, the world of physical devices connected to the network/Internet, from your Fitbit or Nest to industrial machines — is experiencing a burst of activity and creativity that is getting entrepreneurs, VCs and the press equally excited.
Everyone hands out business cards – it’s been the standard method of exchanging business information for a very long time. But now Nanning de Jong of 3Dwergen in The Netherlands has created an alternative approach using 3D printing: Business Figurines.
We’ve previously reported on Defense Distributed , an organization that seeks to design and print fully-functional guns using 3D printers and share the digital files for them so others can do the same. We don’t like this idea one bit .
This topic just won’t go away. Last week 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys revoked the 3D printer lease of Defense Distributed, a team intent on producing an open source, 3D-printable gun design – using a Stratasys 3D printer.
Emil Vicale’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing since his company, Herobuilders.com, released a tanorexic doll earlier this week, spinning it off from news about burnt-sienna-hued New Jersey mom Patricia Krentcil.
The movie industry is beginning to see how much value 3D printing offers, especially on effects-heavy films that are made with huge numbers of 3D digital models. This glove, used in ‘Iron Man 2,’ was made using a 3D printer, and is part of a full-body suit used in some of the film’s live-action scenes.