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Help Set A World Record By Taking An Assistive Technology Course

Help Set A World Record By Taking An Assistive Technology Course

December 3 is International Day Of Persons With Disabilities. In honor of that, Makers Making Change is hoping to set a world record, and you can help! They are aiming to have the most people ever to take an assistive technology course within 24 hours. The course is going to cover some basics about what […]

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Accessing Digital On-Demand Manufacturing for Your Project

Accessing Digital On-Demand Manufacturing for Your Project

The contemporary generation of businesses is more conversant and involved in manufacturing on-demand. Many different products are now available on demand, ranging from medical devices to aerospace and automotive parts. The growth of on-demand manufacturing in the manufacturing sector has soon become an inevitable reality.  As of today, quite a number of industrial projects are […]

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3D Printing Community Mourns The Loss of Sanjay Mortimer Of E3D

The 3D printing community is morning today the loss of one of our greatest voices, Sanjay Mortimer, Co-Founder and Director of E3D. Under Sanjay’s guidance, E3D rose to be the leading supplier of hotends to the industry with their devices being put to use in printers from Prusa Research, Lulzbot, BCN3D, IMade3D, and more. To many of us though, Sanjay was far more than just […]

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Making Competence,  Making Confidence

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Making Competence, Making Confidence

Not feeling like a legitimate maker? The sinking sensation is more common than you may think. Here’s how beat imposter syndrome when it strikes.

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How to Kit Out Your Smart Home Without Big Data and Privacy Snooping

How to Kit Out Your Smart Home Without Big Data and Privacy Snooping

If you want to stay private, you’ve got to DIY it. 

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Busting Metalworking Myths: Is It OK To Drag Your File?

Busting Metalworking Myths: Is It OK To Drag Your File?

If there is a more opinionated group of makers than machinists and metalworkers, I’d be surprised. One common point of argument is when it comes to filing things. You see it in YouTube comments and even in person quite frequently. Someone goes to knock an edge off with a file, dragging both directions, and someone […]

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Eco Friendly Prototypes with Pulp Molding: Building A Mold

Eco Friendly Prototypes with Pulp Molding: Building A Mold

On the journey to make an eco-friendly wireless phone charger, I need to make a wire screen mold. I build a brass screen mold using 3D printed molds. The 3D printed parts act as a guide to help form and shape the brass screen. The brass screen can be cut with scissors and then I […]

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