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3 D PRINTING
3D-Printed Prosthetics Change Lives
A company called Disaster Hack is making 3D-printed prosthetics to provide a more affordable option to those who need replacement limbs.
This 3-D Printed Invention Earns Three Thumbs Up
Design student Dani Clode has invented a prosthetic thumb that serves as an additional digit for able-bodied humans instead of a replacement.
Six Technological Advancements to get Excited About This Year
The best answer to any question
This is pretty subjective, but here's some stuff I'm excited about this year: Answer by Julie Zhuo, Product Design VP at
CULTURE & ARTS
From Lace to Lasers -- The Met Museum's Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Exhibit
Professor and author of MY FAIR LADIES: FEMALE ROBOTS, ANDROI...
Going through the neon-lit doorway, viewers at the Met's exhibit first encounter the show-stopping Chanel wedding ensemble with its 20-foot jewel-encrusted train.
Earth Day 2016: Why George W. Bush Gives Me Hope for the Future of the Planet
Director, Michigan Tech Open Sustainability Technology Lab
The more you know about the current state of the environment the harder it is to remain optimistic about the future. George W. Bush, however, gives me great hope for the future of the planet.
College Student Made His Own Braces For $60, And His Teeth Look Fantastic
How the Software Revolution is Changing our World
President and CEO, BSA | The Software Alliance
Software will dramatically change our lives and our society. We are in the midst of dramatic societal changes driven by software
Maker Faire 2015
Michael Lee Nirenberg
Documentary Filmmaker, Artist, Writer
I've struggled with writing about the Maker Faire for about a month (I'm press- not a journalist). It's easy to gush about the wonders of tech's open pastures, or tougher to diametrically write existentially about future doomsday scenarios, which I admit is much easier for me.
They Laughed When I Suggested Drones Would Be Used for Distribution
President Kalb & Associates and Assistant Professor of Clinica...
Buyers can take their merchandise once they identify themselves via some unique codes (numeric, eye or finger print), and buyers can press a button to send the drones back to their point of origin. Think of this as an electronic version of Harry Potter's owl, Hedwig.
So Long, Sniff Test: New Tech Tells You When the Milk's Gone Bad
A new website dedicated to smarter sleep & wakefulness, publis...
Scourge of cereal, corrupter of coffee, cause of more spit takes than a Donald Trump press conference: rotten milk has ruined many mornings. And yet our only defense against the potentially stomach-souring effect is the simple, unreliable sniff test.
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How 3D Printing Could End The Deadly Shortage Of Donor Organs
Nonprofit To Use 3-D Printing To Make Prosthetics Cheaper And More Accessible For Ugandan Amputees
Christian Blind Mission, an NGO in Canada that helps people with disabilities in developing countries, is working with researchers
Severely Injured Toucan Who Was Attacked By Vandals To Receive 3-D Printed Prosthetic Beak
While the attack on Grecia was horrific, it has raised awareness regarding animal abuse in Costa Rica. After the vicious
STYLE & BEAUTY
Israeli Designer Talks 3-D Printed Fashion in Alaska
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska's best news and opinion
Last year, a 26-year-old fashion designer stunned the fashion world with a collection of dresses that incorporate computer-assisted designs, executed by 3-D printers, that would be extremely time-consuming, if not impossible, for a human sewer.
Young 'Star Wars' Fan Gets 3-D Printed Prosthetic Arm From Clone Troopers
This boy didn't have to be from a galaxy far, far away to become the coolest clone trooper around. Daniel Omar, a 16-year
From 3D Printers to Self-Replicating Machines
Tim Ward is the co-owner of Intermedia Communications Training...
I've seen the future. It looks like a microwave oven, but inside, a small robot arm is zipping away, making things. As I watched this working three-D printer on display at the main in BHV department store in Paris, I remembered seeing my first fax machine in the 1980s.
Trouble Ahead: William Gibson Brings Us Another Report From the Future
John E. Branch Jr.
New York–based writer covering technology and culture
In a move that seems remarkably well timed, Gibson has returned to the future in
, and what he finds there isn't likely to please those hoping for bright, shining visions.
Children's Nonfiction Rising
President and founder of iNK Think Tank, Inc./Author of childr...
Why read nonfiction? The utilitarian reasons are the ones cited most. We read to understand the fine print of contracts, how to operate the new-fangled gadget we just overpaid for, to make sure we don't get the side effects of a new medication.
3-D Printed Shark Skin Shows Just How Amazing The Real Stuff Is
For years, biologists and engineers have tried to unravel the mysteries of shark skin -- and to develop a synthetic version
9-Year-Old Girl Gets 3-D Printed Prosthetic Fingers Thanks To Innovative High Schoolers
As inexpensive 3-D printers continue to enter school systems, the possibilities seem endless for teen innovators and inventors
The Evolving Purpose of Design
Author, 'Game Changer: Animal Rights and the Fate of Africa's ...
Design is now more akin to flowing water than a series of steps carved in stone. And again, that conforms to the nascent "culture of sharing." The same impulses that drove open source software are now driving the design of objects.
C-Suite: MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis Tells Execs, Don't Be The Smartest Guy In The Room
In an interview with HuffPostLive on Monday, Pettis said that he is always looking for employees who are smarter than he
The Printer Is Mightier Than the Gun?
Lindsay H. Hoffman
Professor of Communication & Political Science, University of ...
The 3-D printing story -- accompanied by its biggest character, Cody Wilson - has received some attention, but is only in its beginning stages. That's likely why it is not the top story of the day.
LOOK: A 3-D Printed Bikini
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'Feinstein' AK Magazine Is A Real Thing
Nate C. Hindman
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