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BotQueue: Open Distributed Manufacturing

BotQueue: Open Distributed Manufacturing | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
I for one would like to welcome our open-source 3d-printing robot overlords
MakerBot co-founder Zach Hoeken announced BotQueue this week:
BotQueue is an online platform for distributing print jobs to multiple 3D printers for production.
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Deeper Learning and 21st Century Skills

Deeper Learning and 21st Century Skills | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it

Business and political leaders are increasingly asking schools to integrate development of skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration into the teaching and learning of academic subjects. Collectively these skills are often referred to as “21st century skills” or “deeper learning.”


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Drew Batchelor: Inspiring Arduino Projects

Drew Batchelor: Inspiring Arduino Projects | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
FischerTechnik Milling Machine - There are a lot of arduino based CNC routers David Henshal has made a Mantis 9 CNC router · Piccolo, a Mini CNC Artbot Arduino How To's Going from Schematic to Breadboard ...
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Excerpt 3: 3D Printing & the Truth about Speed: Is the Hare Really Fastest?

Excerpt 3: 3D Printing & the Truth about Speed: Is the Hare Really Fastest? | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
3D printing has been so successful in accelerating the product development process that
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How does 3D Printing Work? - Comic Book Bin

How does 3D Printing Work? - Comic Book Bin | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Comic Book BinHow does 3D Printing Work?Comic Book BinBy now, you may have heard of 3D printing.
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Is Files Sharing A Stumbling Block for 3D Printing?

Is Files Sharing A Stumbling Block for 3D Printing? | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Over at the Economist’s Babbage blog there’s an interesting article about the future of 3D printing, and how ideas about piracy might “clip the wings” of an industry that is just beginning to soar.
In his article, N.V.
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Fisher-Price Flashback: How to 3D Print Plastic Records

Fisher-Price Flashback: How to 3D Print Plastic Records | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Hey Mr. DJ…
Back in the day, before iPods were standard-issue for the under-10 set, the Fisher-Price record player was, literally, the jam.  Kid-friendly, fully functional phonograph fun.
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Xeikon Introduces Vectorizor Software Add-on to Enhance Laser Die ...

Xeikon Introduces Vectorizor Software Add-on to Enhance Laser Die ... | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Innovative software will be demonstrated at Labelexpo Americas Eede, The Netherlands, Sept. 11, 2012 – Xeikon NV, an innovator in digital color prin...
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3D-Printed iPhone 5 Cases Available for Order Ahead of Apple Event

3D-Printed iPhone 5 Cases Available for Order Ahead of Apple Event | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
The launch of the next-generation iPhone is still a day away, but manufacturers are already working hard on developing Apple accessories.
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Digital Fabrication Studio v.0.2: Version Control System: Files

http://mlab.taik.fi/studies/courses/course?id=1986 (RT @openp2pdesign: Fourth lecture: Git and GitHub for Digital Fabrication projects http://t.co/2qXdZpBn #fabbing #git #github #fablab...)...
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N8 Robot Kit by Multiplo » Arduteka

N8 Robot Kit by Multiplo » Arduteka | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Presentamos N8 ROBOT KIT by Multiplo, un robot de bajo
coste, Arduino y open hardware. Con este kit se pueden construir tantos
robots como imagines! (RT @Arduteka: New Post - N8 Robot Kit by Multiplo - Un robot open hardware compatible con Arduino!
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Rapid Prototyping The Future Of Architecture: Marc Fornes’ THEVERYMANY

Rapid Prototyping The Future Of Architecture: Marc Fornes’ THEVERYMANY | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it

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Maker Faire New York: Toothpick World Interview

Maker Faire New York: Toothpick World Interview | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
We’re exactly two weeks out from our upcoming third annual Maker Faire New York, taking place September 29 and 30 at the New York Hall of Science in Queens. Every single one of our amazing makers has a unique story and words of wisdom to share.
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What are the Components of Creativity?

What are the Components of Creativity? | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Creativity is comprised of four factors. Just remember this equation: Creativity = Surprise + Originality + Beauty + Utility.

When you read this post you will find that there are four common criteria that are often used when defining creativity:

1. Flexibility

2. Originality

3. Fluency

4. Elaboration

For more information on the four criteria and information on the four factors that this post uses to define creativity click through to the article.


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Clearly written article that attempts to define Creativity:


Creativity = Surprise + Originality + Beauty + Utility

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Shapeways Can Now 3D Print Pretty Much Anything You Can Goddam Think Of

Shapeways Can Now 3D Print Pretty Much Anything You Can Goddam Think Of | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
“Drips” (Photo: Shapeways.com)
Shapeways, the Etsy of 3D printing, which moved to New York in after an investment from Union Square Ventures, is poised to open a “factory of the future” in Long Island City.
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3D Printing Is Just the Beginning: The Future of Makerspaces within Academic Libraries | Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

The maker movement is growing across the country and world. With interactive, participatory events and growing local communities, we've seen a shift.
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Nueva asignatura de Libre Configuración: Diseño arquitectónico de estructuras de madera y fabricación digital

Nueva asignatura de Libre Configuración: Diseño arquitectónico de estructuras de madera y fabricación digital | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Dirigida por los profesores del Departamento de Mecánicas de los Medios Continuos, Teoría de las Estructuras e Ingeniería del Terreno, Antonio Lara Bocanegra y Narciso Vázquez Carretero [director de la Escuela], con la colaboración de Jaime de...
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Incredible 3D printed octopus submarine model

Incredible 3D printed octopus submarine model | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Introducing the OPUS V.
Sean Charlesworth made the OPUS V: Octopod Underwater Salvage for his master’s thesis project. He graduated from the Digital Imaging and Design program at the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
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The Inebriator Cocktail Machine

The Inebriator Cocktail Machine | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
The Inebriator is a sweet Arduino-powered cocktail machine. Cool, right? Interestingly, there is a twist where the creators are declining to reveal a BOM or source code, and there’s a minor fracas on the site in comments.
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AS220 Labs – Fall Workshops! | AS220

AS220 Labs – Fall Workshops! | AS220 | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
LASER CUTTING. Intro to the Laser Cutter - Saturday, October 6, 13 10am-1pm, $80. Learn how to use this tool to cut or etch wood, plastics, papers or textiles! This class will cover the basics of using the laser cutter safely, ...
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3D printed LEGO Technic-compatible beams

3D printed LEGO Technic-compatible beams | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Print your own beams in any length.
Brian Jepson made MyBeam as a way to quickly produce STL files of LEGO Technic-compatible beams. All you have to do is specific the number of holes, render as an STL file in OpenSCAD, and print the beam.
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Open Hardware Summit 2012

Open Hardware Summit 2012 | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
We are so happy you will be joining us as one of the 450 amazing attendees at the Open Hardware Summit on September 27th at Eyebeam!
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RADiuS : wireless, easy, and Arduino compatible

Leave your wires behind with RADiuS - an Open Hardware Arduino-compatible shield for the Easy Radio Advanced RF Module. (RWinscot & KICKSTARTER, 'I've decided to share shield design as Open Hardware...
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Makerbot Clone Tests the Limits of Open Source Hardware | Public Knowledge | The World of Open

Makerbot Clone Tests the Limits of Open Source Hardware | Public Knowledge | The World of Open | Big and Open Data, FabLab, Internet of things | Scoop.it
Most people who know of Makerbot know them as a one of the leaders in the home 3D printing market.  Fewer people realize that they are also one of the highest profile examples of another movement: open source hardware.  Like open source software, ...
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