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Everything Old Is New Again – 3D Printer Makes Vinyl Records Out Of MP3s

Everything Old Is New Again – 3D Printer Makes Vinyl Records Out Of MP3s | 21st Century | Scoop.it

Making guns and electric guitars is pretty impressive, but it seems as though the current boom in 3D printing advancements has found found a proper use. Well, a proper, somewhat poetic use which is currently in beta stage. Researcher and Instructables DIY project site team member Amanda Ghassaei has discovered a way to use the technology to turn any MP3 into a fully functional vinyl record.

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Ultrafonic's curator insight, January 20, 2014 5:25 PM

Why???

MegaMissioN's curator insight, January 21, 2014 7:17 PM

As you may know mp3's are nothing more than zeros and ones, so the thought of making something physical from such a minimal code I think this is pretty cool. As a music lover and collector of dope sounds, I appreciate advances in technology, especially for creative purposes. Amanda Ghassaei explains it as, importing raw audio data, performing some calculations to generate the geometry of a record, and eventually exporting this geometry straight to a 3D printable file format. 

Now before we all go HipHop Horray let me break down the pros and cons: http://bit.ly/1bgH8A2

 

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Protect Your Startup: 5 Steps To Create Effective Business Processes

Protect Your Startup: 5 Steps To Create Effective Business Processes | 21st Century | Scoop.it

Many startups overlook the importance of establishing business processes. In a founding team’s scramble to develop a product or service and go to market, developing structure often (understandably) takes a backseat to other priorities. However, growth and long-term success demand processes, and it is never too early to focus on building them.


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Mr Tozzo's curator insight, October 16, 2013 2:23 AM

Protect Your Startup: 5 Steps To Create Effective Business Processes

Rob McCarty's curator insight, October 17, 2013 8:05 AM

Real easy to read article about business process.