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Raspberry Pi gets some competition with SolidRun’s HummingBoard series

11 hours ago

The Raspberry Pi has been on the scene since 2012 as one of the more popular SBCs on the market and it’s clear to see why. It’s incredibly small for…

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Weekly App Smack 15: Post-it Plus, Camera+, Scene, Chalkboard and More…

15 hours ago

Time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile device, be it iPhone, Android or Windows! The Weekly App Smack is the best of design…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 06: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part II)

16 hours ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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‘Evolution of the Desk’ Breaks Down the Evolution of the Modern Workspace

1 day ago

As the remote and always-mobile worker becomes more commonplace, it can be easy to forget just how many tools we are actually carrying around in our backpacks or pockets…be it…

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GE is Crowdsourcing Home Appliance Designs Like Local Motors Does for Cars

2 days ago

Having worked out considerably well for Local Motors, the crowdsourced design business model is certainly something on the radar of companies in other industries. The approach not only stirs up…

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New Short Film ‘Briefly’ Explores the Definition of a Design Brief in the Design Process

2 days ago

Last week we gave you a heads up about a new short film from creative firm Bassett & Partners that explores what the meaning of a design brief is from…

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Formula One Engineers Bring Color to Carbon Fiber Designs With New ‘Hypetex’ Material

2 days ago

Known as one of the strongest and lightest materials to work with, carbon fiber is also not without its limitations…particularly in the color department. Aiming to change that, a team…

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SolidSmack Radio | Needs More PSub

2 days ago

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

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Sharing is Caring: How Real CAD Users Share Data

2 days ago

If data portability is so annoying, what format(s) are we talking about here? We asked what formats people use when sharing data with 1) collaborators, 2) clients, and 3) fabrication shops. The results were generally unsurprising, but lead to some interesting conclusions.

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SolidSmack Radio | Needs More PSub

2 days ago

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