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Here are 600 ways that 3D printing is changing the world | ZDNet

Here are 600 ways that 3D printing is changing the world | ZDNet | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
A new exhibition has opened in London to show off the multitude of uses that are being found for 3D printers.
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The real impact of 3D printing has yet to change the World....but it will.

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Dixons preps home 3D printer for plastic-piping punters

Dixons preps home 3D printer for plastic-piping punters | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Additive manufacturing goes mainstream
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High Street Printer marks an important point.  

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Why (Not How) We Should Use iPads In Education - Edudemic

Why (Not How) We Should Use iPads In Education - Edudemic | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
It's time to start asking the tough question about iPads in education. Why are we using it, not just how should we use it?
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Take note

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Type A Machines Series 1

Type A Machines Series 1 | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
The Type A Machines Series 1 3D printer has many strengths, including relative ease of setup and use, large print area, a range of print resolutions, and good overall print quality.
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Looks the 'bees knees', and possibly could make some as well.  Price and size make it a good choice option for education.

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Six ed-tech tools for engineering instruction | eSchool News | eSchool News

Six ed-tech tools for engineering instruction | eSchool News | eSchool News | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Educators can use these engineering tools, including apps, websites, and games, to enrich instruction and enhance student engagement.
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A few more Apps for Technology and Engineering

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Why a disembodied finger can't be used to unlock the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s

Why a disembodied finger can't be used to unlock the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
When a lot of folks think of fingerprint-scanning technology, they often assume there's a single way to do it, but nothing could be further from the
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Thank goodness. No one can cut off your finger to get access to your iPhone 5S.  I really needed to feel that little bit more secure.

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The Speech-Impaired Don't Have To Sound Like Robots Anymore

The Speech-Impaired Don't Have To Sound Like Robots Anymore | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
A tech breakthrough is letting people who are physically unable to speak talk out loud in their own, unique voice.
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Have an idea?  Use it....you may not make millions, but you will make an impact.

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Phonebloks

PHONEBLOKS.COM IS CURRENTLY OFFLINE!! PLEASE VISIT https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/2931-phonebloks TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! A phone only lasts a couple of y...
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Neat idea or pipe dream?  What do you think?

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World's smallest working Mac is a tiny work of art

World's smallest working Mac is a tiny work of art | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
What do you get when you take the host of the RetroMacCast (John Leake), a Raspberry Pi computer, some sheet PVC, a handful of electronics parts and a
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Making models can me a great way to learn about materials and manufacture, while keeping costs low.

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What businesses can learn from Apple's Genius Bar

What businesses can learn from Apple's Genius Bar | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Read What businesses can learn from Apple's Genius Bar - Management Today
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This would be too easy for most businesses (strike that) local Government.

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MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner Open for Pre-Orders

MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner Open for Pre-Orders | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
If you're in the market for a 3D desktop scanner, you can now order one from MakerBot.
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Time to act?

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Outdoor Concrete Seating by Hard Goods - Design Milk

Outdoor Concrete Seating by Hard Goods - Design Milk | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Hard Goods hand crafts a modern collection of outdoor furniture made from engineered composite concrete, wood, and steel, that are perfect for outdoor use.
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.......thinking about concrete.  It is a marvellous material.

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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
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Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Play it again SAMR

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Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, March 3, 2014 9:01 AM

Bloom's Taxonomy accompanied with useful websites that make it easier to carry out the various levels.

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 2014 4:31 PM

A brilliant tool for all educators.

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, April 14, 2014 10:55 PM


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Plastic Classics, Artist Recreates Old Masters With Buttons & Other Found Objects

Plastic Classics, Artist Recreates Old Masters With Buttons & Other Found Objects | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Jane Perkins calls herself a "re-maker" and the art she creates is made with repurposed ordinary objects like buttons and other found plastic objects. She has several pieces in her "Plastic Classic...
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Art?  Certainly rather attractive.

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REVIEW: The iPhone 5S Is As Close To Perfect As You're Going To Get

REVIEW: The iPhone 5S Is As Close To Perfect As You're Going To Get | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
The iPhone 5S is the best choice for most people.
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WHAT MATTERS TO USERS....is what matters.  This isn't about screen size, feature overload or trying to reinvent itself.  Apple gets its products steadily better.

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Video: Can creativity be taught?

Video: Can creativity be taught? | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Anthony Lo, Vice-President of Exterior Design and Concept Cars for Renault-Nissan discusses the best way to stimulate creativity. Watch more videos on the Forum:Blog. Image: REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Creativity? Interesting take....

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iOS7: Not exactly off to a flying start

iOS7: Not exactly off to a flying start | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
It seems I may have underestimated demand for Apple’s new operating system – iOS7 – for while all the world's iPhone users could get the software upgrade for free – I for one never expected them ALL to do it at the same time – it seems neither did...
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How to turn a positive (everyone wants iOS7 NOW!) into a negative.... but the demand is outpacing the servers.

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Structure Sensor: 3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad

Structure Sensor: 3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Structure Sensor is a clip on accessory for iPad that's designed to let you 3D scan objects, play augmented reality games and build a digital manipulable mo...
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What an exciting idea. 

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Aston Martin: High-tech design for iconic cars

Aston Martin: High-tech design for iconic cars | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Cliff Saran visits Aston Martin’s factory to find out how the luxury car maker is embracing technology across the business
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UK design permeates the very best engineered products.

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Augmented Reality 3D-Tracking App Makes You an Expert Mechanic [VIDEO]

Augmented Reality 3D-Tracking App Makes You an Expert Mechanic [VIDEO] | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
A new 3D-tracking app aims to help hopeless handymen and women become expert mechanics.
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You'll have seen similar applications of AR before, but now it is starting to be deployed by car manufacturers.

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How does a skyscraper melt a car?

How does a skyscraper melt a car? | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
A London skyscraper dubbed the "Walkie Talkie" has been blamed for reflecting light which melted parts of a car parked on a nearby street. What happened?
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When the architect was told to concentrate, this is not what was meant.

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Why the market for 3D printing will triple in five years

Why the market for 3D printing will triple in five years | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Wall Street is starting to wake up to the potential of 3D printing.
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Are we on the brink?

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Christmas comes early for artists with new Wacom iPad stylus and tablet | Macworld

Christmas comes early for artists with new Wacom iPad stylus and tablet  | Macworld | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Wacom on Tuesday surprised artists around the globe with a foray into the pressure-sensitive iPad stylus market along with its own mobile tablet solution based on the Cintiq line.
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It had to happen.  iPad as a Wacom tablet?

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UK Design Council Urges Businesses to Embrace the Value of Design

UK Design Council Urges Businesses to Embrace the Value of Design | Bring back UK Design & Technology | Scoop.it
Thought Leadership and the Business Value of Design Following the release of a UK Government research report into the value of design to the UK economy, the UK Design Council welcomed the findings ...

Via Fred Zimny
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Oh, please please bring back the values that could switch British Industry back on.  It s NEVER too late!

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