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Maker Galaxy E30: Design for Social Innovation (Patricia Gruits of MASS Design Group)

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We’re always talking about the future of design, the future of technology, the future of MAKING. In a world where disease and sickness can be identified via a sensor and…

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Simple Steps for Stopping Tears and Starting 3D Print Projects in SolidWorks

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A tear falls on the molten plastic heap outside the confines of the 3d printer base. The print bed is too small. It’s sadness that creeps in at times, leaving…

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‘Star Wars: Sculpting a Galaxy’ is the Ultimate Book for Model Shop Geeks

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For those who remember the pre-CG days (primarily before the release of Jurassic Park), appreciating special effects also meant appreciating a certain level of model making skill that has sadly…

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New Ceramic 3D Printer Adds Detail to Extruded Layers and Replaces the Potter’s Wheel

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While we’ve seen quite the gamut of ’3D printed ceramics’ over the past few years, few executions ever explored the possibility of adding detail to each individual extruded layer. Aiming…

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Weekly App Smack 12: Hanx Writer, Morpholio, STLView, Pizza Pointer and More…

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Well, 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…

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Distress Key – How 3D Printing Makes It Easy To Break Into Homes

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As they say, there are two sides to the same coin; one side allows us to unleash our creative instincts and tap into the limitless possibilities of 3D printing and…

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Behind the Scenes at Bertone’s Concept Car Design Studio

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Founded in 1912, BERTONE has had a colorful history creating some of the most sought-after and futuristic car designs throughout the past century. The reputable Italian firm started out as…

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Up Close and Personal With Google’s Project Tango 3D Mapping Tablet

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Aiming to ‘give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion’, Google’s Project Tango has been met with enthusiasm from both developers and consumers alike since being announced in…

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Why dev boards and SBCs replace development, case in point

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I work with a guy who routinely lifts whole sections from a dev-board pcb layout and places it into his own design. Lets call him Sparky. You think Sparky is…

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SolidSmack Radio | Righteous Dub Soft Serve

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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…