ganter on September 29, 2010

The blog site known as “Homemade 3d printer – HM3DP” is up again. HM3DP heralds the amazing work of Alvaro M. Fogassa.   He was one of the first “makers” to clearly demonstrate that HM3DP was possible. We invite you to follow HM3DP as Alvaro’s work is really amazing.

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meghatron on September 24, 2010

I’ve just finished teaching an early start Discovery Seminar here at the University of Washington; Digital Fabrication for Artists or DigiFab for short. These courses are offered to the incoming freshman to get a jump on the college experience.  My department, DXARTS, has for years taught a handful of these courses, introducing students to digital […]

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admin on September 22, 2010

My apologies for the rip off of the Kia Soul Commercial (while reading this post you should hear the song used by Kia in your head.  The song is “The Choice is Yours” by Black Sheep). Recently I was shopping at the local restaurant supply store.   I went to the sugar aisle to “pick up” […]

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barnett on September 17, 2010

Fabbaloo has a nice commentary on a discussion in Make magazine on the competitive pathways of 3d printer manufacturers.   Make folks say, because electronics is cheaper in Asian volume-oriented factories, some day the commercial vendors will undersell the DIY and Makerbot folks.   Importantly, Make asks, does it matter?  Fabbaloo, for their part, thinks the low […]

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meghatron on September 16, 2010

{from gigaom.com} Another weapon for your 3D aresenal: The Cyclops 3D scanner

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meghatron on September 14, 2010

Ashlee Vance describes 3D Printing to her readers it this morning’s New York Times. Link

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