That shouldn’t work…should it?

That shouldn’t work…should it?

Arthur C Clarke once stated as one of his laws of prediction: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. And I’ll be damned.. he IS right! (Which automatically brings us to his first law: “When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that … Continue reading

This is a nice article about how the art of doing business is changing. Last century’s Industrial Revolution Approach is not applicable any more.

Soo.. what is 3D printing?

You know what? It is quite hard trying to explain to people, who are not familiar with 3D printing, what the technology entails. If you are trying to explain it to others, automatically you start talking about 3D printing from a manufacturing point of view.. “it is like milling and machining, but then only additive, … Continue reading

Continuous 3D FDM printing possible?

Continuous 3D FDM printing possible?

According to the blog article at 3ders.com, VoxelJet has figured out to 3D print continuously onto a moving build platform. This made me think, why can’t we make a desktop size 3D printer based on FDM tech that can do the same?? As per the below diagram that I quickly drew up, it should work well in … Continue reading

FormLabs set to shake 3D world at its foundations.

FormLabs set to shake 3D world at its foundations.

FormLabs has gone live with their Form 1 3D printer this morning and the Kickstarter campaign they also launched at the same time has already surpassed its goal. This indicates that the hype they have conjured up is now metrialising into real money.   The keen early-adopters can buy a machine via Kickstarter for US$2299. Obviously this … Continue reading

FormLabs to reveal “revolutionary” new 3D printer.

FormLabs to reveal “revolutionary” new 3D printer.

The FormLabs website states that they are on the verge of unveiling a “revolutionary” new 3D printer. From their website: FINALLY: Low-cost, High-Resolution 3D Printing Simple. Elegant. Powerful. Get ready to experience a revolution in desktop 3D printing. Coming September 26, 2012. The dark picture on their website though can be hacked and made lighter … Continue reading

Generation Grey.

Generation Grey.

The interweb is buzzing with the success of the erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” and how it could be responsible for a small baby boom. ABC News is citing that since the largest spike in sales of the trilogy is in May 2012, the amount of new births in February 2013 could well be … Continue reading