You’re a high school science teacher and your class is learning about dinosaurs. You can’t exactly run to the local dino bone barn and buy some bargain bones for them to see first-hand. But what if you had access to a 3D printer
You’re a high school science teacher and your class is learning about dinosaurs.
A Leader Among Leaders We’re excited to report that MakerBot CEO, Bre Pettis, was the featured guest speaker at the keynote presentation at the America Makes Management Review meeting today in Youngstown, Ohio. Driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), and formerly known as The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), America Makes is a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, and workforce development resources.
American Graphite Technologies Inc. has announced that it will collaborate with the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, the National Science Centre (Ukraine) and the Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology to conduct research toward developing a graphene-based 3D printing material
Using the Youngtown, Ohio, Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute as a model, the president called for Congress to pass legislation to fund 15 more. But the city was quietly reinventing itself before this national attention.
Tuan TranPham, 3D printing evangelist and North American Channel Manager, came up with 10 predictions for the world of 3D printing in 2013.
We’ve just read not one, but two articles from reputable publications that appear to dismiss the notion of personal 3D printing. TechCrunch’s Jon Evans wrote “3D Printers Are Not Like 2D Printers: A Rant”, while Scientific American’s Gary Stix wrote “3-D Printing: The Great American Tchotchke Machine”.
At last count by the Energy Information Administration, the United States is importing roughly 9.1 million barrels of crude on a daily basis. Of those imports, 48% is coming directly from OPEC members. Those numbers aren’t really where we’d like them to be, but let’s face it; our addiction to Middle East oil has never been a secret