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

(Source: techcrunch.com)

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. 446 more words

Technology

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

TC

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

Innovation

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

Programs

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

Tinkercad

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