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 ...
Friday, November 22, 2013
If a button’s missing on your remote control, your kid’s toy car has a broken wheel, or the temple tips fall off your eyeglasses, you’d probably just throw your hands up and say, well there goes that. Those days could soon be over thanks to a cutting-edge technology: 3D printing ...
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.
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.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A non-profit in Texas called Defense Distributed is working to perfect its design for a so-called "Wiki Weapon."
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Americans have purchased millions of smartphones, tablet computers and other digital tech this holiday season, and many of those gifts are showing up under Christmas trees this morning.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Americans will buy millions of smartphones, tablet computers and other digital tech this holiday season, and many of those gifts will be given to children.