Charles R. Goulding and Alyssa Schneider review ideas presented in Richard Florida’s books that can be applied to 3D printing thinking.
Charles R. Goulding dives into the book Samsung Rising.
Have you ever heard of the Golden Ratio? This incredible mathematical number is all around you, and a new book explains its history and importance.
This week’s selection is the One Hand Book Holder by Daniel Gross.
Ping Fu is very well-known in the 3D printing community, as she created Geomagic, maker of powerful 3D software tools enabling freeform design, scan handling, metrology and most notably, haptic-based design (that’s using a touch interface). Recently Geomagic was acquired by 3D Systems, where Ms. Fu now becomes their Chief Strategist. Her journey to… Continue reading Ping Fu Doesn’t Break
3D printing afficiando Hod Lipson has just published a new book on 3D printing entitled, “Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing”. Co-authored with Melba Kurman, the book “tells the story of 3D printers”. Lipson, Professor of Engineering at Cornell, is well known within the 3D printing community for his work developing concepts… Continue reading Hod Lipson’s book
MakerBot Chief Bre Pettis is now an author – he’s just published a new book on 3D printing and specifically on doing so with a MakerBot. We had a chance to get a copy from Pettis himself at CES (above). Jointly written by Pettis, Anna Kaziunas France and Jay Shergill, the book could become quite… Continue reading Bre Pettis Authors a Book
We’ve been taking a look at books that seem popular among Fabbaloo readers and found some interesting options. How to Cast Small Metal and Rubber Parts (2nd Edition) 1800 Mechanical Movements, Devices and Appliances 507 Mechanical Movements: Mechanisms and Devices Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer The… Continue reading What 3D Printing Books Are You Reading?
There’s a new book from former WIRED editor Chris Anderson specifically on the topic of entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Makers: The New Industrial Revolution investigates the development of entrepreneurship in the software industry, where vast business empires have been built that run much of the world today. Then he asks a truly profound… Continue reading Makers By Chris Anderson
Today a new book has been released: “Open Design Now: Why Design Cannot Remain Exclusive”. The book, a collaboration from Creative Commons Netherlands, the Premsela Dutch design and fashion institute, and Waag Society, focuses on the new design movement in which (theoretically) everyone can become a designer. Contributors to the tome include Marleen Stikker, Bre… Continue reading Open Design Now Released
Guest writer Andrew Monti proposes a unique way to use 3D printing in the publishing industry: Fabbed items from books. The idea is to include a QR code somewhere in a book that corresponds to a URL holding a 3D design. The design can then be printed. But how would it work in a book?… Continue reading Fab-Enabled Fiction: Books That Print
Kevin Carson has published a new book speaking to a vision of industrial revolution based on home-based manufacturing. This is a theme we’ve written about many times before, but we’ve not yet seen anyone take the concept into such detail as Carson’s nearly 400 page tome. Carson starts with the history of manufacturing, discussing… Continue reading The Homebrew Industrial Revolution