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Winners Announced for 3D Health Hackathon to 3D Print PPE to Fight COVID-19

The Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG), an all-volunteer collective, was founded as the result of a Reddit post calling on 3D printing hobbyists to organize, make, and deliver personal…

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 4: Attack of the Clones

Read parts one, two and three of this series.  Determining a definitive cause of the economic misfortunes of some companies in the open source hardware and maker spaces might prove…

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 3: Casualties of Open Source War

Since the maker movement began to evolve out of hacklabs and hackerspaces, we’ve seen it transform in ways that led to some of the movement’s initial pioneers go sideways. These…

X-Carve Demo with Inventables

This is a brief article on my experience of demoing the X-Carve machine along with the Easel software integrated with it.

Wikifactory’s Docubot Challenge Creates a Hardware Solution for Documentation

International startup Wikifactory, established in Hong Kong last June, is a social platform for collaborative product development. Co-founded by four makers, and until recently counting 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief Joris Peels as a member…

Interview with Zach Kaplan of Corazon Capital, mHUB and Inventables

This is a short inteview with the Founder and CEO of Inventables, Zach Kaplan. It goes into the thoughts on digital manufacturing as well as the maker movement.

The Entrepreneurial and Maker Community

This is a short article on the maker movement, entrepreneurial activity, and the global market economy as a whole. The means of production are important for any future economy, and makers may have the tools for it.

Mechanical Engineer Makes 95% 3D Printed Autonomous Robotic Lawn Mower

While I do know how to mow my lawn, that’s a job my husband normally takes care of. We like to divide and conquer when it comes to household chores…

Imperial College London Launches Summer Hackathon, Full of 3D Printing Activities and Grants

Over the last few years, hackathons have been rapidly growing in popularity, giving the maker community around the world ample opportunities to tinker with multiple technologies, such as computers, augmented…

Female and Non-Binary Makers Unite to 3D Print Pieces of Crowdsourced Rosie the Riveter Sculpture

I’m certain that most will recognize this famous image of Rosie the Riveter, a cultural, feminist icon in the US that represented all of the women working in shipyards and…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 7, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news heading your way in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a 3D printing event, a 3D printed work…

Making, Learning, Collaborating, and 3D Printing in the Community: Dayton Mini Maker Faire

Back in March, when I visited Dayton, Ohio’s resident 3D printing bar, Proto BuildBar, I was told that its employees would be exhibiting at a local school’s STEMfest later that…

e-NABLE Launches First Maker Camp to Commemorate the National Week of Making, But There’s a Catch – No 3D Printing!

I’d like to officially wish you a happy National Week of Making while we’re still in it! The National Week of Making, which celebrates the innovation, ingenuity, and creativity of makers…

3D Printing to Learn: Winners Announced for Envision the Future Design Challenge

After the stunning success of the Within Reach 3D Design Challenge brought about impressive winning designs in 2016, e-NABLE, MatterHackers, and Pinshape wanted to keep going, and see what would happen with…

MRRF 2017: 3D Printing Community Comes Together to Celebrate 3D Printers, Making and Innovation

My little maker heart is full after spending 48 hours at the 5th Annual Midwest RepRap Festival (aka MRRF) In Goshen, Indiana. Yes, over 1,000 people from 18 countries around…

Entrepreneur in Memoriam: Sudden Loss of Ouro_botics CEO Jemma Redmond Hits Bioprinting Community

As much as we follow the whats, hows, and whys of technology, at its heart any technology is made of the whos. We write often about those behind the innovations we cover…

Calling All Makers in the OC: The Newest Build Shop Hosts Opening Event, April 16

The 3D printing industry currently has momentum that shows no signs of slowing. Wowed by one innovation after another, we are continually seeing new products and materials springing up thanks…