The Third Wave, to borrow a phrase from Alvin Toffler, for 3D printing–better styled as “additive manufacturing”–will be the production of living things. Assuming we know what the word “living” actually means. Will humanoid robots be “alive”? Are viruses alive? … Continue reading
I have been writing for some time about the implications of 3D printing with the result that some of my articles posted here at Progware.com have been re-printed in various places on the Net under other persons’ bylines. If you … Continue reading
Nothing remains to be discovered, you say? Manufacturing has fled America, never to return? Wrong, and wrong again. The U.S. is in the midst of a seismic shift that portends dramatic changes in social organization, personal values, economic growth, and … Continue reading
We spent some time this week making some things and trying different filaments and colors. Here are some of the results.
A small amount of plate parts are now available for purchase. No waiting.
The line feed for the QU-BD MBE extruder needs improvement. So we are now offering a kit that contains everything needed to implement a fix. http://www.progware.com/product_info.php?cPath=25&products_id=60
A good time was had by all at Houston Mini Maker Faire.
Here’s a link to the latest ripple in the 3D printing Make On Demand shockwave that is growing by the week: gun parts manufactured using off-the-shelf 3D printers. http://www.infowars.com/ar-30-round-magazines-now-available-for-download-seriously/ I predict that in less than a decade guns will become … Continue reading
Progware will be at the Houston Mini Maker Faire on January 19. Maker Faire Houston is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are … Continue reading