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We Are Makers: who wants to tell the story of the new industrial revolution?

we are makers

The best way in which to tell the story of the Makers is by showing what they create. Said and done: the images speak for themselves during the 17 minute long documentary film “We Are Makers“, an American documentary directed by Nathan Driskell and Mathew Bardwell, designer and sound engineer respectively at Learning Studio. The…
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The 10 best DIY lamps available today

8. nay lamp

After seeing these photos, it’s difficult to agree that lamps are boring objects. The light bulbs themselves might remain unchanged, but everything that surrounds them can assume incredible forms. And there’s more: beyond the original design that makes each of these lamps unique, there are also 3D printing techniques and integrated Open Source hardware. Have…
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10 ways in which 3D printers will revolutionize the classroom

scuola stampa 3D

We need to have a look at the school of the future. This being said in the middle of the summer holidays, when all exams are over, it might seem absurd. Let’s clarify things right now. We’re talking about the school of the future, the one where 3D printers  are no strangers but tools for…
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WASProject and the 3D printer that wants to save the world (one bit at a time)

WASProject

  WASProject is a startup by Ravenna which loves to be inspired by the small – the potter wasp – and think big: a 1.5-metre high 3D printer that creates clay statues. The idea of the team, made up of makers and creative, has landed on the crowdfunding Ginger platform. The objective is to raise…
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How to build a do-it-yourself submarine at the age of 18

Justin Beckerman

In his spare time, when he isn’t doing his homework, eighteen-year-old Justin Beckerman is an inventor. His latest creation is a submarine: it cost him $2000 and it really works. It’s not a radio-controlled model craft, but a manoeuvrable, fully-functioning prototype for a single passenger. The young man comes from New Jersey (here is his…
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