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MakerBot Really Wants You To Like Them Again

For the last couple years, a MakerBot press release has generally signaled that more pink slips were going to be heading out to the already shell-shocked employees at their NYC factory. 1,482 more words


MakerBot attempts to embrace the open-source community with its new Labs platform

The topic of open source has been a touchy one for MakerBot over the past decade. The one-time 3D-printing darling was the subject of some serious smack talk among the maker community when it stopped disclosing machine design in 2012 — a departure from the company’s roots as in the open-source Rep-Rap community. 442 more words


Creating Lights in Tinkercad

Jelly Fish Light

Battery, LED and Tinkercad Glow Circuit

Disco Ball Inspired Light

My favorite part of a new school year is the chance to create new projects to excite my students. 200 more words

Problem Solving

Meaningful Making: e-NABLE Hand Challenge

This summer, in honor of building a better world, I decided to use my Teen Room’s 3D printer (purchased by our Library Friends group) to make an impact in the world by printing and assembling prosthetic hands for kids that need them. 667 more words


MakerBot, Chromebooks and More

There are lots of cool things going on in the Maker Movement this week, with STEM education expanding thanks to grants, competitions and…beer! Read on to find out more about the most exciting recent Maker news. 549 more words


Exposition, Exploration, & Exit ISTE17 Part 6/6

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? —it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. 1,819 more words