Making Is Mainstream: Sam Jacoby of FormLabs at CES 2014

Anna Kaziunas France

Anna Kaziunas France is interested practical digital fabrication focused project documentation (anything that turns codes into things), as well as your adventures in synthetic biology, biohacking, personal genomics and programmable materials.

She's currently working on the forthcoming book Design for CNC: Practical Joinery Techniques, Projects, and Tips for CNC-routed Furniture".

She’s also a former editor with Make: Books, Make: Magazine, and the Dean of the global Fab Academy program, the co-author of Getting Started with MakerBot, compiled the Make: 3D Printing book and ran Make:'s 2015 and 2014 3D Printer Shootout testing events.

She likes things that are computer-controlled, parametric, and open source/design — preferably all three.

Find her on her personal site, Twitter and Facebook.

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By Anna Kaziunas France

Anna Kaziunas France is interested practical digital fabrication focused project documentation (anything that turns codes into things), as well as your adventures in synthetic biology, biohacking, personal genomics and programmable materials.

She's currently working on the forthcoming book Design for CNC: Practical Joinery Techniques, Projects, and Tips for CNC-routed Furniture".

She’s also a former editor with Make: Books, Make: Magazine, and the Dean of the global Fab Academy program, the co-author of Getting Started with MakerBot, compiled the Make: 3D Printing book and ran Make:'s 2015 and 2014 3D Printer Shootout testing events.

She likes things that are computer-controlled, parametric, and open source/design — preferably all three.

Find her on her personal site, Twitter and Facebook.

69 Articles

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On the floor of CES 2014, I had to opportunity to speak with Sam Jacoby of FormLabs about their Form1 SLA 3D printer, the updates to their PreForm software and got his take on “Is making going mainstream?”.

For more on the Form1 check out our review in our 2014 Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing.