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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 13.15

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Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from an exclusive interview with the founder of…

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Friday Smackdown: Squirrel-bone Stump Leg

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He was a wee titmouse with an apple and a bag of cracked corn. A long journey lay ahead, fortunate to have a new mechanical leg to replace the squirrel-bone…

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The Copy/Pour Molds Housewares out of Earth Material

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Some of the best conceptual manufacturing equipment designs that we’ve seen over the past few years have involved altering traditional processes into more simplified approaches that strip away the complexities…

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Kickstarter Extends Shelf-Life of Projects By Introducing New Spotlight Feature

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Although Kickstarter has been responsible for churning out successful product after successful product, what happens to a Kickstarter campaign page after a product launches has been…pretty much nothing. Thanks to…

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Pixar Releases RenderMan Software Used for Toy Story and Other Films…for Free

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If creating big budget animated films such as those produced by Pixar and Dreamworks has been on your bucket list, we have good news for you, friends. Pixar has just…

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Inklet App Transforms Apple’s New Force Touch Trackpad into a Drawing Tablet

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Along with a host of other announcements at Apple’s Spring Forward event earlier this month was the announcement of an entirely new keyboard and trackpad system that focuses on more…

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Developing the Hackaball: An Interview with the Designers Behind the Kickstarter Hit

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Often referred to by experts as the M2 Generation, there’s no limit to the amount of time kids aged 6 to 10 will spend playing with apps on various multimedia…

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Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 13.15

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With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you. This…

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Frame Is About to Put All of Your CAD Apps in the Cloud: Our Interview with CEO Nikola Bozinovic

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With all of the recent developments between OnShape, Autodesk’s 360 cloud offerings and even DS’ 3DEXPERIENCE, this truly is an exciting time for MCAD and ultimately, what the near-future holds…

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SolidSmack Radio | Toolbox Machine

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This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days….