With an eye toward developing a pipeline of manufacturing talent for the future, GE has given 3D printers to 16 Wisconsin schools. It helps GE, it helps 3D Printing and more importantly, it’s a great thing for kids to learn!
3D Printing is a revolutionary and disruptive technology, but how will these printers truly affect our society? Beyond an initial novelty, 3D Printing could have a game-changing impact on consumer culture, copyright and patent law, and even the very concept of scarcity on which our economy is based. From at-home repairs to new businesses, from […]
Check out the 3D Printing MBA. It will keep companies from spending way too much on unnecessary expenses and teaching the business side of 3D Printing. In coordination with the Association of 3D Printing, the course promises to keep entrepreneurs and executives on track for the fundamentals of running any 3D Printing business. 3D Printing […]
Recently, giant 3D printers in China were able to produce ten houses in just one day, and at a cost of less than $5,000 per house, proving just how time and cost efficient 3D printing can be. So how does 3D printing work, and why is it so efficient? How can 3D Printing enter the […]
Fred Hagemeister, University of Richmond, discusses 3D Printing at the ACS Instructional Technologists Meeting at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida. “3-D printing”—the popular name for “additive manufacturing”—has been identified as one of the coming cluster of “disruptive” technologies. Expectations are that it will be a way—not the only way—to make all sorts of stuff. Food. […]
For the first time, Rice University and the people from RepRap established a summer fellowship program that took place this August. The program, initiated by RepRap developer Jordan Miller, is called the Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute (AMRI), enabling a select few students the opportunity to get their hands on RepRap’s 3D printing technology, as a […]