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Disney Uses 3D Printers In Unexpectedly Awesome Ways

Disney Uses 3D Printers In Unexpectedly Awesome Ways | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
There are numerous proponents of 3D printing, but many of them are small startups who dream big. Most large companies are either ignorant or dismissive of 3D printing, but one company is putting their weight behind the technology.
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MilliMount smartphone mount prototyped with Ponoko, launches Kickstarter campaign

Unexpected uses expected
MilliMount, an expandable smartphone mount that recently launched on Kickstarter, was prototyped early on using Ponoko’s 3D printing service.
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Giant Robot-Driven 3D-Printer Makes Stalactites That Can Change on the Fly (VIDEO)

Giant Robot-Driven 3D-Printer Makes Stalactites That Can Change on the Fly (VIDEO) | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Great video (no sound though) of  giant dual-robot armed DLP Printer building some kind of monsterous resin stalagtite.
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3D Printed Optics

3D Printed Optics | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
 
We were contacted by Karl D. D. WIllis of the Disney Research Institute, who wished to show us the work they've been doing on 3D printing optical mechanisms.    This past June we speculated on the importance of clear materials, but we had no idea...
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Military 3D Printing: Body Parts and Mobile Fab Labs

Military 3D Printing: Body Parts and Mobile Fab Labs | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
The Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, located at the U.S. Military's Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, is up to some mind-blowingly cool stuff.
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Quick Round-up of 3DPCase iPhone Cases Templates (Part 1)

Quick Round-up of 3DPCase iPhone Cases Templates (Part 1) | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Since the launch of 3DPCase a months ago, you’ve been an astounding number to play with the app and 3D print your own iPhone case!
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The Craziness of 3D Printing Stocks

The Craziness of 3D Printing Stocks | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
As we're now in the "Peak of Inflated Expectations" of 3D printing, according to Gartner, the stock market is taking a very close look at publicly available stocks for 3D printing companies.    Needless to say, the prices of the two publicly traded...
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FabLab Toulouse Conference 2012

From 18-21 October 2012 Artilect FabLab Toulouse will organize its yearly conference.
Speakers will include Neil Gershenfeld and from the fablab.nl community Alex Schaub, Peter Troxler and Bart Bakker.
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Math Monday: Linkages – The World “B.X.”

Math Monday: Linkages – The World “B.X.” | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
For the Museum of Mathematics
Math Monday continues its multi-week adventure into the wonderful world of linkages. See the Linkages series introduction for the MoMath Linkage Kit, an introduction, and general instructions.
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Tool Review: Mitutoyo Vernier Caliper

Tool Review: Mitutoyo Vernier Caliper | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
There are more measuring tools at my disposal than I know what to do with – short rulers, long rulers, tape measures, t-squares, combination squares, framing squares, and a bunch of specialty tools – but one stands above the rest as my all-time...
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In the Maker Shed: Getting Started with Netduino Kit

In the Maker Shed: Getting Started with Netduino Kit | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
One of the most frequent questions I’m asked at Maker Faire is what the difference between Arduino and Netduino is. If you think it’s that the Netduino is just an Arduino that has something to do with the internet, you’d be incorrect!
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Twitter / FabLabLeon: Hablando de Fabbing y mejoras ...

Hablando de Fabbing y mejoras en @FabLabLeon con un montón de #fabbers (I) #leonesp #tecnología #FabLab #DIY #DIWO http://t.co/fGvNvmMD...
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Keep Your Knife Happy With This Cool 3D Printed Sharpener

Keep Your Knife Happy With This Cool 3D Printed Sharpener | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Ben Chapman, a designer on the Thingiverse, has come up with this great looking knife sharpener.
The 3D printed sharpener works by fitting onto the bottom of a standard size ceramic coffee mug.
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FabLab Noord Limburg if else

John Zeiner and Mirjam Jansen have taken the initiative to start a fablab in Venlo. The focus of ‘FabLab Noord Limburg’ will be on the connection of technology, art and science.
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3D Printing Can Help Keep Workers Healthy

3D Printing Can Help Keep Workers Healthy | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
I recently visited a customer very successfully using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Technology in its production The rest is here: 3D Printing Can Help Keep Workers Healthy eatatmothers.com...
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The B9Creator Creator Speaks

The B9Creator Creator Speaks | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Core77 published a detailed interview with Michael Joyce (of Deadwood, South Dakota), the creator of the B9Creator. 
 
The B9Creator was a hugely successful Kickstarter project to fund the development of a resin-based personal 3D printer.
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New Building Material from Textile Clippings

New Building Material from Textile Clippings | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Fase #3 uses a new substance called Demodé. It uses a starch-based binder to turn textile waste from factories in Santiago, Chile into a useable building material.
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Guestblog Tom Kurke: Attacking the 3D Printing Hype Cycle

Guestblog Tom Kurke: Attacking the 3D Printing Hype Cycle | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
In ten years we will 3D print our houses and have at least one 3D Printer at home. We all hear these stories, but what should we believe? Tom Kurke, COO of Geomagic, gives his view on the 3D printing hype.
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Jay Leno and 3D Printing

Jay Leno and 3D Printing | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
One of the biggest issues with collecting old cars, especially if you use them, is trying to find replacement parts. Popular Mechanics has a great column highlighting how one well known car collector solves this problem.
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Mold-making for Edible Creations

Mold-making for Edible Creations | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Not all casting media are food-safe, which is why you need to take extra care in choosing your mold-making resin if the treats you make are intended to be gobbled up by others.
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Your Comments

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And we’re back with our forty-sixth installment of Your Comments. Here are our favorites from the past week, from Makezine, our Facebook page, and Twitter.
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More 3D Gun Printing Controversy

More 3D Gun Printing Controversy | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
This topic just won't go away. Last week 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys revoked the 3D printer lease of Defense Distributed, a team intent on producing an open source, 3D-printable gun design - using a Stratasys 3D printer.    No doubt Stratasys...
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London calling: visit i.materialise at the 3D Printshow

London calling: visit i.materialise at the 3D Printshow | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Only ten more days to go and the 3D Printshow in London will start off  for the first time. We, the i.materialise-team will be present so come and check us out at our booth or join one of our workshops.
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Sculpteo at 3D Print Show London 2012 on October 20-21

Sculpteo at 3D Print Show London 2012 on October 20-21 | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Sculpteo will be at 3D Print Show 2012. For two days, October 20 and 21, London will become the capital of 3D printing. Most actors of additive manufacturing will be there to present 3D printers for professional and personal use.
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How the Makers Will Create a New Industrial Revolution

How the Makers Will Create a New Industrial Revolution | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Over at Forbes, Dan Schawbel snagged an interview with Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired Magazine, and got his thoughts on 3D printing, collaboration and manufacturing.
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