After posting about Junior Veloso’s resin 3D printer last week (and its higher-than-expected price), commenters arthur and Adam B. pointed to a couple of cost-sensitive open source projects in the works: Lemon Curry and an unnamed printer by Christopher Jansen.
Digital production, online platforms for knowledge sharing, information access, exchange systems and social networks radically change the structure of society. This publication reports on the project of Waag Society during the 2011 edition of the PICNIC Conference in Amsterdam, where a structure was built using both ancient building techniques as well as the latest 3D digital modelling, what we called: hypermud
From 16 - 20 May will bring the ninth edition of the Dutch Electronic Art Festival, in short: DEAF2012. DEAF is a famous festival on electronic and digital art since 1994. This year it is themed The Power of Things and the programme is as always overwhelming. Waag Society is present at DEAF with a workshop digital fabrication in the field of smart textiles, within the section Crafting the future: meet the scene.
f you want to simply create a cool, solar-powered charger for your iPod, a funky, personalized electric guitar or an awesome piece of futuristic furniture, then head straight to Fab Lab Arabia. But be prepared to get your hands dirty. Fab Lab Arabia is your regular geek’s dream of a perfect underground workshop come true! It’s a place where “do-it-yourself” is a working dictum and “what-I-want-is-what-I’ll-get” a winning attitude.
The Detroit FAB Lab is envisioned to be a multi-use space that will incubate artists, startup businesses and small companies while providing a cooperative working and social environment that will foster innovation.
C'est le fantasme absolu pour nombre de femmes (surtout). Imaginez que l'on puisse consulter des modèles de chaussures sur Internet, et imprimer la paire idéale chez soi, en quelques clics. Ce sera bientôt possible, si l'on en croit l'ambition de certains créateurs de mode.
L’avantage des imprimantes 3D n’est pas tant de répliquer des produits existants, d’utiliser le numérique pour faire ce qui relevait avant du travail manuel, que de faire des produits très complexes, sur mesure.