3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
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Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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3D Model Railroad in San Diego

3D Model Railroad in San Diego | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Recently San Diego Model Railroad Museum opened its doors to a new education program for 3D printing! There, you can learn the basics of 3D software design and 3D printing techniques in a multi-day workshop.
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Virtual Reality: It's not just for gamers anymore

Virtual Reality: It's not just for gamers anymore | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Digital Photography Review: All the latest digital camera reviews and digital imaging news. Lively discussion forums. Vast samples galleries and the largest database of digital camera specifications.
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It's for students and teachers! ;)

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'Star Wars' Propshop selling 3D-printed goodies

'Star Wars' Propshop selling 3D-printed goodies | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
'Star Wars' prop replicas for sale, including Chewbacca's bowcaster.
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C'mon, admit it...you want a bowcaster too. ;)

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Successfully lab-tested 3D Bioprinter for stem cells

Successfully lab-tested 3D Bioprinter for stem cells | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 25, 2016 - Nano Dimension Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: NNDM), a leader in the area of 3D Printed Electronics, today announced it has successfully lab-tested a proof of concept 3D Bioprinter for stem cells.
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Can't decide if this is cool or creepy. ;)

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Augmented reality to enhance 3D printing

Augmented reality to enhance 3D printing | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Paris – May 26th, 2016 – Create it REAL, the Danish 3D printing technology provider, announce today the integration of augmented reality in its 3D printing platform in order to help people with their projects.
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AR and 3D printing! How cool is this?? ;)

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DNA Origami poised to be as simple as 3D printing

DNA Origami poised to be as simple as 3D printing | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
For most, “origami” conjures associations the Japanese art of folding paper; elusive swans and delicate animals, which require patience and attention to properly master.However, for a growing group of scientists who specialize in bionanotechnology,...
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Mind-blowing stuff! ;)

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Your Phone's Next Superpower: Virtual Reality

Your Phone's Next Superpower: Virtual Reality | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Smartphones aren't dead. They're just morphing into VR headsets, too.
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3D printing goes to war

3D printing goes to war | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From the bow to the bunker buster to the the hydrogen bomb, new technologies have changed the face of warfare, and 3D printing looks set to be just as revolutionary.
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Guess it was just a matter of time. 

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Inside the Sound Lab That Uses VR to Build Immersive Spaces

Inside the Sound Lab That Uses VR to Build Immersive Spaces | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Arup's SoundLab is revolutionizing sound-friendly building design; and maybe VR in general.
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Geeky-cool stuff! 

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3D-printed edible six-pack rings

3D-printed edible six-pack rings | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Florida brewery is shunning plastic rings entirely, replacing them with a biodegradable version made from natural brewing byproducts.
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3D printing to the rescue again! 

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The XOCO Chocolate 3D Printer - Design Milk

The XOCO Chocolate 3D Printer - Design Milk | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
XOCO is a 3d-printer that can create customized objects in chocolate, aimed at innovative restaurants, serious hobby cooks, and their guests.
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3D-printed milk? Sure, why not? ;)

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New Chips Propel Machine Learning

New Chips Propel Machine Learning | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Advances in microchips—particularly the graphics-processing units pioneered by Nvidia—are fueling growth in machine learning, a programming approach in which computers teach themselves without explicit instructions.
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Interesting stuff on machine learning. 

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Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids

Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google is teaming up with MIT's Media Lab to create Scratch Blocks, an updated version of the kid-centric programming language.
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Scratch blocks, cool stuff! 

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Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, May 23, 2016 11:06 AM

Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids

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Why 3D printing matters in Africa

Why 3D printing matters in Africa | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We might think of 3D printing as a first world privilege, but African nations should embrace this technology. Here are the reasons why.
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The most popular 3D printing pen gets a makeover

The most popular 3D printing pen gets a makeover | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It’s been a couple of years since we first tried out the 3Doodler – a pen that lets you draw in three dimensions using molten plastic.
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A new 3Doodler! I was a Kickstarter supporter for the original.

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Injured Tortoise Receives World’s First 3D Printed Shell

Injured Tortoise Receives World’s First 3D Printed Shell | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
When Freddy the tortoise was caught in a bush fire in Brazil, his chances of survival were slim. But thanks to a group of pioneering surgeons known as The
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3D printing to the rescue again! ;)

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What is VR, and why should photographers care?

What is VR, and why should photographers care? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Digital Photography Review: All the latest digital camera reviews and digital imaging news. Lively discussion forums. Vast samples galleries and the largest database of digital camera specifications.
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Besides the fact that it's so cool?? ;)

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Build your own 3D printer thanks to BCN3D Technologies!

Build your own 3D printer thanks to BCN3D Technologies! | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here is one of the main actors of our share-friendly time : The Fundació CIM - a nonprofit Technological Institute of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - attached to the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech, which goal is...
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So can I 3D-print it? ;)

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Working Remotely Around The World

Working Remotely Around The World | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/05/working-remotely-around-world-workspaces-explore/
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Pretty sure I already do this. ;)

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World's first 3D-printed office building completed in Dubai

World's first 3D-printed office building completed in Dubai | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
3D-printing technology could revolutionize architecture in the coming years, allowing designers to literally click-and-print buildings.
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Is this cool or what?? ;)

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Won Ho's curator insight, May 29, 2016 9:28 AM
이제 오피스도 3D 프린터로 찍는군요~
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Personalized 3D Printed Drug Delivery Systems

Personalized 3D Printed Drug Delivery Systems | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Acne is a cruel condition that attacks sufferers’ self-esteem, as well as their skin. Now the University of Central London might have found the answer.
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This is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Online Video Gaming Will Be The Next Industry Under Cyber Attack

Online Video Gaming Will Be The Next Industry Under Cyber Attack | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As more money flows into games, criminals are targeting this new and lucrative market with the tools and techniques they once used to hack online banks and Internet retailers.
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Say it ain't so! 

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Facebook builds virtual reality team in London

Facebook builds virtual reality team in London | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Facebook builds #virtualreality team in London. #virtualreality #oculusrift #oculusvr https://t.co/yyKSK3CqVv
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Hopefully working on getting prices down. ;)

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Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try -

Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try - | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Becoming Innovative: 15 new ideas every #teacher should try https://t.co/p6hpLlYlX4
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Please note Virtual Reality and 3D printing.

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HYPER-REALITY

Hyper-Reality presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical and virtual realities have merged, and the city is saturated…
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