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Internet Connected Egg Holders Win Connected Fridge Hackathon

What kind of consumer benefits can the connected refrigerator offer its owner? The industry is still trying to figure that out, so it has turned recently to technology enthusiasts to come up with ideas. 350 more words

Ask Hackaday (And Adafruit): The New CEO Of MakerBot

Just a few years ago, MakerBot was the darling of the Open Hardware community. Somehow, in the middle of a garage in Brooklyn, a trio of engineers and entrepreneurs became a modern-day Prometheus, capturing a burgeoning technology into a compact, easy to use, and intoxicating product. 495 more words

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Stratasys Spins Off Bold Machines, Its 3D Printing Incubation Unit Run By MakerBot's Bre Pettis

Some more reorganization afoot at Stratasys, the 3D printing and manufacturing company: it has announced that it has spun off Bold Machines, a unit of the company founded in… 450 more words


First Impressions: Makerbot Replicator Z18

I give this printer 7.9 out of 10

Note: I have only had this printer for about a week, so these are only my first impressions. 1,252 more words

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Disney uses store-bought conductive thread to build robot muscles

Researchers have developed an inexpensive way to make artificial muscles using off-the-shelf supplies.

They say Disney World is the most magical place on Earth, but we’d argue that it may come second to their research lab. 420 more words

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3D Print the World: MakerBot Expands to the Asia Pacific

One of the first and most recognizable commercial 3D printing companies is after the global market.

MakerBot announced their expansion to the Asia Pacific today along with a partnership with Stratasys, who will be key to gaining influence in the eastern countries. 289 more words