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​Test, Test, and Test Those Laptops And Workstations: HP Fort Collins

ENTRY 21Ft. Collins, COTuesday, July 8, 2014

Power and speed – that’s what I wanted in the machines that HP agreed to loan to us for 3DRV. Isn’t that what everyone wants from a computer? Have you ever heard anyone say they needed a slower machine?Well, I can honestly say that …

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Artisans Asylum Bigger And Better Than Costco

ENTRY 45Somerville, MATuesday, August 12, 2014

If you will forget (and perhaps forgive) the bulk purchase, big consumer mindset of this comparison and just focus on the size of Costco, you will get my point. Makerspaces tend to be small. They tend to be concentrated, dense work areas. Art…

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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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Seminole State College STEM Efforts Powered By UAV Drones

ENTRY 78Lake Mary, FLFriday, October 24, 2014

Another gem discovered in Florida, thanks to the FARO event in Lake Mary. I met and admired the work of Seminole State College and its program with more than 100 Seminole County high school students. Jason M Gaschel, Director, Academic Innova…

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Oak Ridge National Lab Creates Veterans 3D Training Program

ENTRY 87Oak Ridge, TNThursday, November 20, 2014

In my last post, I was perhaps a bit over-the-top about why I see manufacturing, and the 3D technologies behind its growth, as a big opportunity. We spent the better part of a day at Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) and one thing stood out for …

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Sparking A Passion For Electronics And Open Source

ENTRY 90Niwot, COThursday, November 20, 2014

One of the perks of traveling around the USA is the chance to meet people in person that you have only known by email, phone, or social media. As a researcher and journalist, I talk to a lot of companies. That’s part of how the 3DRV roadtrip …

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