Lorenzo Mannella

10 ways in which 3D printers will revolutionize the classroom

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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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How to understand the makers through Cory Doctorow

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Copy, vary and copy again.  The instinct to take the best of everything and transform it into something new is within each and every one of us. This is the opinion of Cory Doctorow, blogger and writer born in Toronto in 1971. Cory has written an entire book on the makers’ movement called, not surprisingly,…
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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 drone in 10 minutes with any object

Drone It Yourself

A bicycle wheel abandoned in the street may find itself circling above the city in a matter of minutes. The same applies to keyboards, books and any other object that is light enough. If you’re curious to know what we are talking about, take note of this name, DIY (Drone It Yourself): this is the kit made…
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Europe really believes in 3D printing

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The Makers movement began in the USA with the creation of FabLab, but has also seen considerable growth on the other side of the Atlantic. The secret of its success lies in the people involved and the networks built up between them. Within Europe, there is room for a new industrial revolution. Indeed, in some…
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