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Are Robots Here For Jobs?

12 hours ago

Someone rightly stated that ‘if we don’t want a generation of robots, someone should fund the arts!’ No matter how good a read the article on Scott Eckert and the…

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Stereolithogrphy down to 1/10 of a micron – Old World Laboratories’ Nano 3D printer

16 hours ago

Most desktop 3D printers used by hobbyists, such as RepRap and MakerBot, manufacture objects using the ABS ‘extrusion’ method, which is great for producing objects at resolutions at 100 microns…

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SolidSmack Radio | Juiced Kale Hyper-Rush Machina

17 hours 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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Galileo Galilei’s Telescope Inspires Us To Make One Ourselves

2 days ago

Of the many titles conferred on Galileo Galilei, ‘The Father of Modern Observational astronomy’, is perhaps the most apt one in context of today’s topic – Telescopes. We all know…

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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 35

4 days ago

Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from how an ingenious flat-pack lamp design to…

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Working Iteratively?: Norwegian Designer is Making a New Wooden Spoon Design Each Day For a Year

4 days ago

In an effort to show how many forms are possible for a single, simple wooden spoon design, Norwegian designer Stian Korntved Ruud has committed to carving one spoon per day…

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Friday Smackdown: Fire the Catapults

5 days ago

The push was hard. The gear, a chunk of wood that twisted with the strain on the oars. We pushed, wrapping the length of squirrel tails every tighter around the…

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DIY Weekend Smack 08: The 5-Step Ultimate Hammer

5 days ago

It’s Friday, and you know what that means here on The Smack: time for another DIY project to add to your weekend plan arsenal. If you’re like us, you have…

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The Zcan Wireless Scanner Mouse Allows You to Scan Your Sketches and Jump Into SolidWorks Immediately

5 days ago

Add this to our growing bucket of things we wish we would have thought of before. The Zcan is a new ergonomic wireless mouse design that lets users swipe in…

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SolidSmack Radio | Juiced Kale Hyper-Rush Machina

17 hours 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…