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What Exactly Is #3DRV?

ENTRY 1San Rafael, CAThursday, May 15, 2014

Well over a year ago, Autodesk’s Angela Simoes and I had a conversation about the maker community, entrepreneurship, trends in 3D printing and scanning, among a few other topics. I was asking the question for my Forbes blog and Angela wa…

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The Road Home – Getting the RV Ready

ENTRY 2San Mateo, CAFriday, May 16, 2014

Helen Keller once said that “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”This upcoming adventure won’t be filled with adrenaline, most of the time, but it will be filled with people who make life worth living. The best part about an …

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Maker Faire Rejuvenates

ENTRY 3San Mateo, CAThursday, May 22, 2014

Nothing quite restores your soul like seeing kids in all their glory, running around full of wonder and excitement. Maker Faire brings that out in force -- filling people to the brim with laughter and joy. More practically, it opens up one’s …

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Jayco RV - Driving in 3D

ENTRY 4Tualatin, ORMonday, May 26, 2014

Jayco is a family run business that makes recreational vehicles, RVs, as most people call them. As one of the oldest running RV companies, we feel pretty fortunate to have them supporting our #3DRV team. As I mentioned in my earlier post, Jay…

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Portland ADX – What A Thinker And Maker Space

ENTRY 5Portland, ORTuesday, May 27, 2014

Instructions serve a useful purpose – in the case of ADX Portland, it keeps you from burning down the shop. I love signs like these for their humor and memory jogs. If it wasn’t for years of marital coaching, our house likely would have one o…

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3D Printers In Space

ENTRY 7Sunnyvale, CAThursday, June 5, 2014

In almost every company I have visited in the last few years, every one that has a 3D printer tells me that they find unexpected and extraordinary uses for 3D printing. But they do not discover these “unexpected” uses until they have a…

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​MakerHaus Seattle Gathering – Scan Complete

ENTRY 8Seattle, WAFriday, June 6, 2014

Ninety seconds and we had a laser scan of the Makerhaus meetup. Two minutes more and we added color photo-like quality to that scan (I’m showing the non-color option below because of operator error in getting the color portion to load). Th…

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Scanning Our Way In North Dakota

ENTRY 12Medora, NDFriday, June 20, 2014

North Dakota is a bit off the beaten path and that's a good thing -- you can experience part of America that, for some, seems to have vanished. Thankfully, the little town of Medora has kept that from happening with at least two treasures tha…

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360 Degree View of South Dakota Grasslands

ENTRY 13Deadwood, SDFriday, June 20, 2014

We couldn't think of a way to capture the grandeur and immensity of the South Dakota Grasslands (not the Badlands, not yet), then it hit us! Faro 3D Laser Scan them. So we pulled off and here's a great panorama. 360 degrees. Of course, we had…

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Anything You Can Dream - We Can Build

ENTRY 15Port Coquitlam, BCThursday, June 26, 2014

Anything you can dream . . . we can build. That is the tagline, motto, mantra for Dynamic Structures in British Columbia and I could not find a more appropriate title to give this post. Our timing was impeccable. Craig Breckenridge, who …

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Lessons From The Roadtrip: Update One

ENTRY 16Chicago, ILThursday, July 3, 2014

We’ve been on the road for about six weeks. We set out to get a pulse on all things 3D. A lofty goal, to be sure, and we are learning a lot. In a nutshell, we are getting a solid heartbeat.From consumers to business owners, people find 3D (sc…

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Making On The Fourth Of July In Chicago

ENTRY 17Chicago, ILFriday, July 4, 2014

Spent some time at the famous Pumping Station: One last night (July 3rd) in Chicago. Thanks to Bart Dring for inviting me. Pretty cool spot for one of the biggest, if not the biggest, makerspace in the USA. They have a lot…

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Pumping Station One: Take 2

ENTRY 22Chicago, ILTuesday, July 8, 2014

Last week, I made a quick visit to Pumping Station One in Chicago. But we had enough interest, thanks to Bart Dring from Inventables, to make a second trip. Wow! Well worth the drive and effort to hang out with this energetic group of makers,…

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Eye Candy From Legacy Effects - Hollywood

ENTRY 25San Rafael, CASunday, July 13, 2014

I visited Legacy Effects before the trip officially started, but that didn't make it any less fascinating, any less exciting. Jason Lopes, Lead Systems Engineer, graciously shared some time with me despite an intense production schedule to ta…

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Detroit Meetup Teaches Fine Points Of Laser Scanning

ENTRY 30Troy, MIFriday, July 18, 2014

All of our stops and visits for 3DRV have something cool about them – this one in Detroit, in Troy actually, was filled with an abundance of enthusiasm and energy from the local community. That happened because of Chad Studer, who owns ADSK S…

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Founding Father: Thomas Jefferson – Photo Scanned

ENTRY 51Washington, DCSunday, August 31, 2014

Wandering around Washington, DC late one night, we found ourselves close to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Like the other monuments within the city, Jefferson sits within a hallowed hall. It is a very large hallowed hall. As the author of the…

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Smithsonian Creates Museum Of The Future

ENTRY 53Washington, DCThursday, September 11, 2014

It is fairly well known that the Smithsonian only has about one percent (1%) of its collection on display at any one point in time. That means the other 99 percent is resting peacefully in the archives, well protected and preserved, but unsee…

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Come Try The DotProduct DPI-7 Scanner In Houston

ENTRY 72Houston, TXSunday, October 19, 2014

Engineers are often focused on one goal: Change. That goal has two objectives - to know what is possible, and to draft the ways to make it possible. This is true for engineers across multiple industries and engineers are often out in the fiel…

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Beautiful Ocean Creatures In Detailed 3D

ENTRY 79Atlanta, GAFriday, October 24, 2014

You would not think that an inland city like Atlanta would be home to one of the greatest aquariums in the world, but it is and it is wonderful. The Georgia Aquarium is amazing for a number of reasons, including one of the largest saltwater t…

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3D Printing Dinosaur Bones- You Won't Believe This Man's Crazy Journey

ENTRY 108Washington, DCWednesday, November 5, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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A Conversation With xyHt Magazine Publisher Neil Sandler

ENTRY 91Washington, DCThursday, November 20, 2014

While we were in Washington, DC, we had a chance to sit down with Neil Sandler, owner of Flatdog Media Group, which publishes xyHt magazine.It could be that Neil has to explain the seemingly obscure name of his publication to everyone he meet…

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