It's The Last Week To Vote For Your Favorite Prototype

It’s The Last Week To Vote For Your Favorite Prototype

This is the last week to vote for your favorite entry to the Pitch Your Prototype challenge, a collaboration between Make: and Cornell University with the goal of digging up the most promising prototypes from the Maker community. Visit this page to view all contestants and cast your vote. Here are... Read more »

By , 05/11/2015 @ 9:25 am

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Making a Maker City — National Associations (Part 3 of 3)

Making a Maker City — National Associations (Part 3 of 3)

Recognizing patterns can be useful. When building a Maker City ecosystem it’s helpful to know which institutions to target for partnering. Examples of recurring partners include libraries, science museums, colleges, fab labs, and high schools. Gaining their attention, educating them and getting them onboard takes time, persistence, and a lot... Read more »

By , 05/07/2015 @ 10:01 am

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On-Demand 3D Printing Service Opens at UPS Hub

On-Demand 3D Printing Service Opens at UPS Hub

On Monday a new cloud-based, on-demand 3D printing company, called CloudDDM (Direct Digital Manufacturing), announced itself and its plan to open a facility in partnership with UPS. CloudDDM will allow customers to use a browser-based design program to create parts, prototypes, even complete products that can then be printed in... Read more »

By , 05/06/2015 @ 9:53 am

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Making a Maker City — Mayors Maker Challenge (Part 2 of 3)

Making a Maker City — Mayors Maker Challenge (Part 2 of 3)

This post is the second of a three-part series on Making a Maker City. It’s based on my experiences meeting with nascent Maker cities, my speeches on the topic, and most importantly my work with the Mayors Maker Challenge, especially in San Diego. My goal is to convey what I’ve learned so... Read more »

By , 05/06/2015 @ 9:48 am

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Making a Maker City — Discovery, Familiarity, Collaboration (Part 1 of 3)

Making a Maker City — Discovery, Familiarity, Collaboration (Part 1 of 3)

This post is the first of a three-part series on Making a Maker City. It’s based on my experiences meeting with nascent Maker cities, my speeches on the topic, and most importantly my work with the Mayors Maker Challenge, especially in San Diego. My goal is to convey what I’ve learned... Read more »

By , 05/05/2015 @ 2:05 pm

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