Here comes the Moto X , the fanciest phone out of Motorola in a long time and here already came the Nexus 7 , a device that may beat out the iPad Mini.
The iconic cover for Joy Division’s 1979 hit album Unknown Pleasures has been 3D printed. German designer Michael Zoellner wanted to print Peter Saville’s design, which was based on an extra-terrestrial pulsar signal. Unfortunately, he ran into trouble right away:
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Via TorrentFreak The key phrase here that related to 3D printing is: “Whether it is the hobbyist in the garage coming up with a prototype for a new gadget to make our lives easier or the scientist producing life-saving medical devices, 3D printing brings with it a new set of opportunities for rapid and efficient trade, innovation, and creativity,” the report reads. “And, just as 3D printing offers the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to our society, there also exists the opportunity for individuals who look to exploit others’ hard work to abuse this technology by trading in counterfeit and pirated goods, of which we must be cognizant and diligent in our efforts to prevent.” A very diplomatic statement basically saying that 3D Printing is on the copyright radar.
Disruption in Knowledge Businesses You may have noticed that record labels, newspapers and book publishers have been going through a bit of turmoil recently.
If you thought downloading music from the internet had nothing new to offer, think again. One of the tech editors over at Instructables — Amanda Ghassaei — has put a new twist on the digital delivery of music by 3D printing a record.
Remember how, in “Star Trek,” Captain Picard could tell a computer “tea, Earl Grey, hot” and, voil
We want to share with you an amazing 3D printing project shared step-by-step by fred27 on Instructables . He is the one who created a 3D printed Fisher Price toy record player. And he shows you now how to create your own records for it! This project will speak to the kid in you.