politics

3D Printing in an Age of Upheaval Part Two

See Part One of this thought piece here. Lack of Community Meanwhile civic participation is diminishing. Memberships in civic organizations and the role these play in our lives is lessening….

3D Printing in an Age of Upheaval Part One

We are currently living in an age of considerable political upheaval. The established order is creaking and our world seems blanketed in uncertainty. Chaos, irrationality, hate, disasters and a lack…

Materialise World Summit 2017 Kicks Off with 3D Printing Keynotes Exploring What’s Possible

After much anticipation, the day is here: Materialise World Summit 2017 is kicking off at Brussels’ Square – Meeting Center. Materialise has had two years to prepare for this week’s…

3D Print Your Favorite French Presidential Candidate Courtesy of Cults

In France, a contentious presidential election is currently in swing, and in the US, we know a lot about what that’s like. We also know that an election gives you…

CEO of GE Addresses Additive Manufacturing and Globalization in Letter to Shareholders

For its 2016 Annual Report, GE‘s CEO Jeff Immelt wrote a letter to shareholders that attempts to weave together the core philosophy of GE, its vision for the future, and the…

Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Impacts Advanced Manufacturing

When Trump’s Muslim Ban hit on Friday, protests and expressions of outrage erupted across the nation. One particularly loud voice in this push back has come from the highest levels…

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…

US Election 2016: The Washington Post to 3D Print Results Live

Whatever your feelings toward the 2016 US presidential campaigning has been, there’s finally something we can agree about: it ends tonight. Election Day 2016 has been fraught with tension built up over…

Baffled by the US Election Process? Treatstock’s Political Domination Board Game, Featuring 3D Printed Pieces, Will Teach You!

Tomorrow, finally, the 2016 US Presidential Election will wrap up. It seems as though it’s been dragging on forever, and it hasn’t just been affecting the United States – people…

Life-Sized 3D Printed Hillary Clinton Bobblehead Steps Up to Challenge Bobblehead Trump

When it comes to politics, 3D printing is an equal-opportunity offender. This November will mark the end (finally!) of one of the most divisive, tense, and at times utterly ridiculous…

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…

3D Printing Gets Political During 2016 US Presidential Race

Desktop 3D printing has gone from being an obscure hobby to a legitimate industry in just a few short years, while industrial 3D printing isn’t being strictly used for prototyping…

Taiwanese Presidential Candidate Tsai Ing-wen Presents 3D Printed Piggy Banks to US Congresswomen

One of the biggest complaints we hear about 3D printing is that the only items that are easy to make are little trinkets, and that it’s too difficult to make anything of…

Hillary Clinton’s Controversial Logo is Now 3D Printable – Set to Visit Unusual Places in the US

Back in April, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unveiled a new logo, one which has stirred up a bit of a controversy when it comes to logo design, and marketing…

CEL Robox 3D Prints Political Pledge Tablets for UK Candidates

It is frequently stated that some politicians think they are God, but what about Moses? The UK Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband, has recently raised some eyebrows in an interesting,…

Hillary Clinton 3D Printable Action Figure May Just Help Her Win the Presidency

Every four years we Americans have the privilege of voting in yet another presidential election, and no matter who ends up winning our votes, voters have already won in the simple fact that…

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,…

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…

3D Printing & Legal Professionals to Discuss IP Issues at 3D Printing Politics Conference on September 17

With any technology that bursts onto the scenes in a way in which we have seen 3D printing do so, there are always issues that arise, which must be solved…