Category 3D/3-D Printing

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

http://qz.com/106483/3d-printing-will-explode-in-2014-thanks-to-the-expiration-of-key-patents/ 3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents By Christopher Mims July 21, 2013 Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and […]

Coding Is Not Just For Computer Programers

http://gettingsmart.com/2013/07/coding-is-not-just-for-computer-programers/ Coding Is Not Just For Computer Programers James Walker, July 17, 2013 Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer…because it teaches you how to think. -Steve Jobs Did you learn how to code in school? Did you ever take an intro to programming, computer science, or web development? Chances are, […]

Technology in the classroom enhances creativity, learning

http://www.voxxi.com/technology-in-the-classroom-learning/ Technology in the classroom enhances creativity, learning Posted on July 18, 2013 By Global Post Education When a student sends a tweet or shares a link, that’s actually helping them with their “personal expression and creativity,” a new study about technology in the classroom says. That’s not mollycoddling gone wrong, but proof the internet […]

The 3D Printing Revolution You Have Not Heard About

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rakeshsharma/2013/07/08/the-3d-printing-revolution-you-have-not-heard-about/ The 3D Printing Revolution You Have Not Heard About From bones to guns, 3D printing’s route to mainstream consciousness (and media notoriety) has largely consisted of fantastic objects made using the technology. Not many, however, have reported of a prosaic, medical object made using this technology. If you wear a hearing aid, chances that […]

UK schools to teach robotics, 3D printing

http://www.cnet.com.au/uk-schools-to-teach-robotics-3d-printing-339344816.htm UK schools to teach robotics, 3D printing By Michelle Starr | July 9, 2013 The new national curriculum in the UK will see kids learning skills associated with new technologies as of next year. ids as young as five will be learning about robots, programming, 3D printers and laser cutters after the UK government […]

Coding Skills and 3D Printers in New School Curriculum

http://thenextweb.com/uk/2013/07/08/uk-gov-prioritizes-coding-skills-and-3d-printers-new-school-curriculum-proposals/ UK government prioritizes coding skills and 3D printers in new school curriculum proposals Ben Woods Contact Author School pupils in England are set to get a boost to their digital skills following proposed reforms to the education curriculum from September 2014. The document, published today (PDF), reveals that more of a focus on technology-related […]