Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Thursday, June 05, 2014
This week in “Thanks, Internet” — Van Gogh's ear is back, an alternate ending to this week's Game of Thrones (spoilers), Zach Galifianakis makes the best music videos, John Oliver is a Great American, and fat cats take classic art to new places.
Monday, May 19, 2014
By Andy Mills
Maybe you’re like me and you’re not exactly sure what to make of 3D printers. Sometimes they feel straight out of sci-fi (home print yourself a gun!), at other times they seem like a frivolous way to procure something you could buy at the dollar store. Only ...
Monday, December 23, 2013
3D printers make it possible to print almost anything. So we wanted to see what our listeners might do with this new technology, so we teamed up with the 3D printer maker MakerBot to give them a challenge: to create a holiday ornament. Last week, we threw a party in WNYC's Greene ...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Believe the hype: 3D printing is a game changer. From art to auto parts, prosthetic limbs to food to firearms, this rapidly developing, disruptive technology is bringing the future to us now.
Friday, November 22, 2013
This week, Kurt Andersen announces a new listener challenge: design a holiday ornament to be printed in 3D, courtesy of MakerBot. A writer and book designer creates his tour-de-force — a catalog of books by an imaginary author. We’ll hear how a classic performance by Will Rogers helped bring down ...
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Studio 360 is partnering with MakerBot, a company that makes 3D printers, to give you a new Extra Credit project: a holiday ornament challenge. Winners of the challenge will have the chance to take part in our live event in New York on December 17.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Bre Pettis has been on the forefront of 3-D printing technology, and he has made efforts to get the technology into the hands of regular people. Pettis is the founder and CEO of MakerBot, which produces affordable 3-D printers. He joins The Takeaway to explain why he thinks it’s important to democratize this kind of technology, and why he thinks anyone of us can be an inventor.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
"Absurdly fast and wonderful." That's how MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis describes Google Fiber, a futuristic form of internet that's 100 times quicker than broadband. You can get it in Kansas City but not New York City. Not a good sign for Silicon Alley.