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If Kickstarter Were A Store, It Might Look Something Like This
Funding daily: Not your grandmother's tech
Funding daily: Print out a wacky design in 3-D

GE's Jeffrey Immelt Would Love to 3-D Print Jet Engine Parts Someday

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If you’re into the 3-D printing craze consider this: Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of the industrial giant General Electric, is one of you. The practice of 3-D printing has some practical applications in the big industrial world of building jet engines, Immelt said in an interview with Kara Swisher at...
GE's Jeffrey Immelt Would Love to 3-D Print Jet Engine Parts Someday

Printers are for toys, not newspapers: 20 predictions for 2013

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The design experts over at frog design have taken a look at the current accessibility of broadband, cheap electronics, tablets and the rise of 3-D printing and see a new world that we might recognize from science fiction, but is really just a year away. The firm released its 20...
Printers are for toys, not newspapers: 20 predictions for 2013

A 3-D Printing "Pen" Project Hits Kickstarter

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3-D printing has a new champion, in a slightly unlikely Kickstarter project. A new Kickstarter campaign from WobbleWorks has taken the core idea of modern 3-D printing tech and applied it to an old-world tool: The pen. The 3Doodler device is essentially the plastic printing head from a 3-D...
A 3-D Printing "Pen" Project Hits Kickstarter

A playground for geeks: Nike vet to open 10,000-square-foot maker space in Seattle

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Calling all geeks, nerds, designers, makers and anyone else whose ever wanted to build something cool: MakerHaus is coming to Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. What’s MakerHaus? It’s kind of a geek paradise. The 10,000-square-foot renovated industrial design space will include educational programs where members can take classes on topics such as Intro...
A playground for geeks: Nike vet to open 10,000-square-foot maker space in Seattle

With 3-D Printing, Imagination Is the Only Limit

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3-D printing is a revolutionary new technology unlocking a world of innovation in design. The WSJ's Diana Jou explores everything from high fashion dresses to medical models made from nothing but a printer....
With 3-D Printing, Imagination Is the Only Limit

Peter Thiel: Death Is A Problem That Can Be Solved

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Venture capitalist and billionaire Peter Thiel is financing medical research that would possibly extend the human lifespan to 150 years or more. "There are all these people who say that death is natural, it's just part of life, and I think that nothing can be further from the truth,"...
Peter Thiel: Death Is A Problem That Can Be Solved

California may outlaw 3-D printed guns

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Proposed legislation in California aims to ban guns made using 3-D printing, after an organization Defense Distributed fired a handgun made with the technology, and said it would distribute its drawings online....
California may outlaw 3-D printed guns

Like It Or Not, I Think 3D Printing Is About To Get Legislated

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As the race – and it’s basically a race – to release as many 3D-printed gun parts as possible heats up, it’s never been harder for me to come down on the side of the “Freedom To Tinker” crowd. Last weekend Defense Distributed, a group dedicated to releasing plans...
Like It Or Not, I Think 3D Printing Is About To Get Legislated

3D printer produces new jaw for woman

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In what's being called a first-of-a-kind operation, surgeons implant an entire titanium jaw made with a precision 3-D printing technique....
3D printer produces new jaw for woman

California may outlaw 3-D printed guns

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Proposed legislation in California aims to ban guns made using 3-D printing, after an organization Defense Distributed fired a handgun made with the technology, and said it would distribute its drawings online.California state Senator Leland Yee on Tuesday announced his plan to introduce legislation to prohibit the use of...
California may outlaw 3-D printed guns

Next 3-D Frontier: Printed Plane Parts

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Big manufacturers are exploring ways to use 3-D printing to make bigger pieces in higher volumes. Boeing someday hopes to make plane wings this way....
Next 3-D Frontier: Printed Plane Parts

A tinker, a tailor, an arduino board maker: SparkFun sets off on electronics education tour

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Plenty of kids (ad adults) out there would love to build a breakfast-making robot, if only they knew how. Today, SparkFun is launching a nationwide tour to inspire students and teachers with a “passion for electronics,” so they can learn how to make robots, as well as twinkly fairy wings, amplifiers,...
A tinker, a tailor, an arduino board maker: SparkFun sets off on electronics education tour

Defense Distributed Creates 3-D Printable Gun Parts Database

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The non-profit is now hunting profits. Defense Distributed is already controversial for its plans to release 3-D printable gun part templates as freely as possible, but the non-profit has now added another level of intrigue to its operations: It's going to announce a spinoff startup company, hosted at Defcad.com,...
Defense Distributed Creates 3-D Printable Gun Parts Database

How Ford, GE and Mattel Use 3-D Printers

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Companies such as General Electric Co., Ford Motor Co. and Mattel Inc.are pushing 3-D printing further into the mainstream than most people realize. Also known as additive manufacturing, because objects manufactured in this manner are built one successive layer of material at a time, the technology is allowing manufacturers to...
How Ford, GE and Mattel Use 3-D Printers
Revenge of the Nerds: Hardware claims its place in startup society

At SXSW, Joi Ito Invites Tech Entrepreneurs Into the MIT Media Lab

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New MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito today invited a packed room at SXSW Interactive to take a more active role in the human-machine research group’s ongoing projects. Ito said he is undertaking a bit of a rebranding for the 25-year-old institution to better reflect the Internet age. Sponsors will...
At SXSW, Joi Ito Invites Tech Entrepreneurs Into the MIT Media Lab

Startup vets Ethan Lowry and Joe Heitzeberg are cooking up new connected devices

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Joe Heitzeberg Ethan Lowry and Joe Heitzeberg are software guys. Lowry is best known as one of the co-creators of the wildly popular Urbanspoon mobile app, while Heitzeberg worked at companies such as SnapVine, MediaPiston and Whitepages. But the well-known coders and entrepreneurs are spending their free time kicking around...
Startup vets Ethan Lowry and Joe Heitzeberg are cooking up new connected devices
The Prediction | So Where Are the Opportunities (vs. Hype) in 3-D Printing, Really?

Why You Should Be Optimistic About the Future

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  It’s a blizzard of bad news out there: an ongoing economic crisis, a burgeoning education crisis, healthcare turmoil, energy poverty, water scarcity — to name but a few of our fears. So pervasive is our sense of doom and gloom, that those telling a different story can rarely be...
Why You Should Be Optimistic About the Future

Of Course Someone from MIT Introduced '4D Printing' at TED

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EEE! (Photo: screencap) TED is currently underway in Long Beach, California, and really, what better place to introduce a technology like “4D printing,” i.e., “3-D printing where the chunks start separated and intelligently arrange themselves into basically any object.” That’s according to Wired, which reports the technology (developed jointly by Stratasys and MIT’s new...
Of Course Someone from MIT Introduced '4D Printing' at TED
MIT's New Self-Assembly Lab Is Building A Paradigm Shift To 4-D Manufacturing

Liftoff! Your design plus a 3-D printer could power the next rockets in space

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As more people and companies use 3-D printers, there’s a growing number of uses for the devices, which turn designs into actual things. I’ve seen printed skull implants, coffee mugs and even 3-D printed replacement parts for 3-D printers — how meta! But I have yet to see this: A 3-D...
Liftoff! Your design plus a 3-D printer could power the next rockets in space

Nokia Lets Lumia Owners Design Their Own 3-D-Printed Case

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The Finnish handset maker is, it announces, "the first major phone company to begin embracing the 3-D printing community." Nokia, the embattled phone company, announced the release of its design files to enable Lumia 820 users to 3-D-print their own custom phone cases. The firm is already using the...
Nokia Lets Lumia Owners Design Their Own 3-D-Printed Case

Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

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Here are the stories you read, tweeted, status'd, and shared this week. This week’s stories feature some future tech in the form of computer glasses that will help you navigate through life, and the latest innovations in 3-D printing. And then there's Don Corleone, who has an offer of leadership...
Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

Patent Trolls Target 3D Printing, Seek to Limit Our Ability to Print Skin

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Fig. 1 from patent no. 8,286,236 Apparently the advent of 3D printing technology is scary enough that before we’re even able to print out a new pair of shoes, patent trolls Intellectual Ventures have secured a patentthat might prevent the use of 3D printing technology for making really fun stuff,...
Patent Trolls Target 3D Printing, Seek to Limit Our Ability to Print Skin

3-D Printing Comes To The Battlefield, And To Your Garage

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3-D printing isn't just for tech geeks anymore. Now it's being used by everyone from car enthusiasts to members of the military as a low-cost manufacturing alternative....
3-D Printing Comes To The Battlefield, And To Your Garage
3-D printing goes Disney: turn yourself into a Star Wars action figure for $99
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