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Making in America: (Hopefully) Great Again as 3D Printing Looks to the New White House

Making in America: (Hopefully) Great Again as 3D Printing Looks to the New White House

Today, my fellow Americans and I see a new president sworn in as the United States moves on to its next political chapter. Whatever your thoughts on the incoming POTUS or the outgoing Commander in Chief, somewhat away from the light of the political main stage is an area sure yet to feel the impact […]

Today, my fellow Americans and I see a new president sworn in as the United States moves on to its next political chapter. Whatever your thoughts on the incoming POTUS or the outgoing Commander in Chief, somewhat away from the light of the political main stage is an...
Planning a Party? 3D Print Some Political Pricks from Treatstock to Keep Your Sandwiches Together

Planning a Party? 3D Print Some Political Pricks from Treatstock to Keep Your Sandwiches Together

Nothing is 100% without flaw, and like every other wonderful thing that exists in our world, sandwiches have their drawbacks. There’s often a very fine line between a good sandwich and a bad sandwich, depending on a delicate balance of condiments and fillings – too little sauce or mayo and you’ve got a dry sandwich; […]

Nothing is 100% without flaw, and like every other wonderful thing that exists in our world, sandwiches have their drawbacks. There’s often a very fine line between a good sandwich and a bad sandwich, depending on a delicate balance of condiments and fillings...
3D Printing Technology Plays Major Role in White House’s Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition

3D Printing Technology Plays Major Role in White House’s Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition

This week, emerging technologies and breakthrough manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing, are being thrust forth into the spotlight in Washington, D.C., as the Obama Administration is dedicating an entire week to recognizing the creative and innovative endeavors within the United States. This is far from President Barack Obama’s first rodeo with 3D printing technology; […]

This week, emerging technologies and breakthrough manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing, are being thrust forth into the spotlight in Washington, D.C., as the Obama Administration is dedicating an entire week to recognizing the creative and innovative...
America Makes...Excuses

America Makes...Excuses

I didn’t plan to write a follow up article about America Makes. Their “pay to play” strategy creates a big barrier for startups, which I feel are critical to the development of the 3D printing industry. It’s hard enough for entrepreneurs to get a fair shake in the private sector. Organizations in the public domain […]

I didn’t plan to write a follow up article about America Makes. Their “pay to play” strategy creates a big barrier for startups, which I feel are critical to the development of the 3D printing industry. It’s hard enough for entrepreneurs to get a fair shake in...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week--January 16

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week--January 16

If you watched President Obama’s State of the Union speech, you may have seen his veiled reference to 3D printing. Are we so surprised that the technology continues to get hailed for its potential to usher in a manufacturing revolution? Beyond the White House, 3D printing is making news all over the place. In Belgium, for […]

If you watched President Obama’s State of the Union speech, you may have seen his veiled reference to 3D printing. Are we so surprised that the technology continues to get hailed for its potential to usher in a manufacturing revolution? Beyond the White House,...
Gilles Azzaro 3D Prints the Sound of a Newborn Crying

Gilles Azzaro 3D Prints the Sound of a Newborn Crying

You may remember back a couple years ago, when a man named Gilles Azzaro made headlines after he 3D printed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. Taking sound waves from the president’s speech he turned these into 3D printed tangible waves, which he then created quite the unique and fascinating  installation from. Fast […]

You may remember back a couple years ago, when a man named Gilles Azzaro made headlines after he 3D printed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. Taking sound waves from the president’s speech he turned these into 3D printed tangible waves,...
We Want to 3D Print President Obama!  Sign the Petition for the White House's Release of Digital Barack

We Want to 3D Print President Obama! Sign the Petition for the White House's Release of Digital Barack

The ability to 3D scan and then print objects within hours has presented numerous applications for the preservation of history, both from the past and the present. This has never been the case more so than last year when a team from the Smithsonian Institute received permission from the White House to come in and […]

The ability to 3D scan and then print objects within hours has presented numerous applications for the preservation of history, both from the past and the present. This has never been the case more so than last year when a team from the Smithsonian Institute received...
High School Student Creates a 3D Printable (Barack) Obama-Llama

High School Student Creates a 3D Printable (Barack) Obama-Llama

‘House’ rhymes with ‘mouse’, ‘car’ rhymes with ‘bar’, and ‘Obama’ rhymes with ‘llama’. That’s right, and actually I’m not the first person in the world to realize this. In fact, the word “ObamaLlama” is in the Urban Dictionary, and reads as follows: “Someone who is inordinately emotionally affected by every word spoken by the ‘Obamessiah’. […]

‘House’ rhymes with ‘mouse’, ‘car’ rhymes with ‘bar’, and ‘Obama’ rhymes with ‘llama’. That’s right, and actually I’m not the first person in the world to realize this. In fact, the...
President Obama Visits Boise State University - Checks Out 3D Printing Tech., Including 3D Printed Graphene Chips

President Obama Visits Boise State University - Checks Out 3D Printing Tech., Including 3D Printed Graphene Chips

I’m not political by any means, and personally I don’t affiliate myself with any particular political parties. I have some ideologies that would be considered conservative, while others would be more liberal in nature. Usually when it comes to Presidents of the United States, I support them fully no matter if I agree with the majority of […]

I’m not political by any means, and personally I don’t affiliate myself with any particular political parties. I have some ideologies that would be considered conservative, while others would be more liberal in nature. Usually when it comes to Presidents...
President Obama Takes a Liking to ZeGo Robotics' 5-in-1 3D Printer, Engraver, Pick/Place, Plotter, Burner

President Obama Takes a Liking to ZeGo Robotics' 5-in-1 3D Printer, Engraver, Pick/Place, Plotter, Burner

This past Wednesday, President Barack Obama held an official White House Maker Faire, where makers from around the world came to show off different things that they had ‘made’. These included robotics, 3D printers, and many other interesting inventions and ideas. On that Tuesday, prior to Maker Faire, Obama took time out of his busy schedule […]

This past Wednesday, President Barack Obama held an official White House Maker Faire, where makers from around the world came to show off different things that they had ‘made’. These included robotics, 3D printers, and many other interesting inventions and...

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