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Sean Rohringer

Sean hails from the Middle-of-Nowhere, Canada (also known as Winnipeg). Despite 8 years of studying computer and electrical engineering, he now works exclusively in the realm of English -- writing, editing, and tutoring. Outside of work, he is an avid climber, CrossFitter, and salsa dancer.

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Discount CR-X May 3, 2019
Geeetech A20M 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The Geeetech A20M a dual extrusion 3D printer with a single nozzle and a large build volume. Let’s review the specs of the CR-X competitor.

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Back to the Source Oct 17, 2018
UB Researchers Develop System to Identify 3D Printer Fingerprints

A team out of the University at Buffalo has developed PrinTracker, a system that traces 3D prints back to their source machine. Considering the recent 3D printed gun controversy, the arrival of the technique seems timely.

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Time to Shine Jun 17, 2018
[Project] 3D Print a Sleek 7-Segment LED Clock

Combine function and form with this 7-segment LED clock, designed by Kansas-based maker Leonard Lee. It reliably delivers accurate time -- down to the second -- while at the same time adding a little light to your life.

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Colors of the CR-Rainbow Apr 21, 2018
8 Best Creality CR-10 Clone Alternatives of 2018

What's the best Crealtiy CR-10 clone in 2018? Hard to say, exactly. We narrow it down to eight 3D printers. Dive in to find out the best CR-10 clone for you.

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Yellow With Envy Apr 20, 2018
3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits

A team of behavioral ecologists out of the University of Windsor, Canada, studies the mating habits of color-changing toads in Costa Rica using RoboToads -- 3D printed, motorized replicas.

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More Than Meets the Eye Feb 27, 2018
Wanhao Duplicator 9 (D9): Review the Specs of this 3D Printer

The Wanhao Duplicator 9 (also known as the Wanhao D9) has a similar style to the Creality CR-10, but there are a few features that set it apart from the pack. Review the specs here!

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PRINT BIG Jan 22, 2018
The Biggest & Most Expensive 3D Printers in the World

What's the most expensive 3D printer? Usually, that’s the largest one. Check out our list of the 35 biggest and most expensive 3D printers in the world right now.

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The New Ball Game Jan 21, 2018
MLB Stats Visualized with 3D Printing

Daren Willman, Director of Baseball Research at MLB.com, is creating 3D printed visualizations of Statcast data.

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A Printer for Ants? Jan 18, 2018
New Microfabrication Technique Using Fiber Optics

Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have developed a way to 3D print microscopic structures with an optical fiber as thin as a human hair.

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Time to Build a Clock Jan 18, 2018
YouTuber Builds Binary Clock

YouTuber Mattias Jähnke, aka engineerish, demonstrates how to build and read a binary clock. The parts include a Raspberry Pi, some LEDs, and a 3D printed case.

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Capturing Reality Jan 18, 2018
Vuze+ Shoots 360 Degree 4K Video in 3D

VR technology just keeps getting better and better. The latest device to hit the market is the Vuze+ VR camera, with 360 degree 4K video in three dimensions!

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Space: the Final Manufacturing Facility. Jan 15, 2018
SpaceX Research Vessel Returns to Earth

After a month's visit to the International Space Station, SpaceX's Dragon capsule has returned to Earth, bringing with it the results of several experiments, including an enhanced fiber optic cable, produced by a specialized 3D printer.

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Windows of Opportunity Jan 15, 2018
Swedish Company NorDan to 3D Print Windows and Doors

Swedish company NorDan is preparing to 3D print windows and doors, in some cases up to 1.5 meters wide and 2.5 meters tall!

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Building the Resistance Jan 5, 2018
Star Wars Models Made by Zortrax Machines

A lot of work goes into modeling Star Wars ships like the U-Wing and the Resistance Bomber. For that, model maker Alexander Hutchings trusts Zortrax machines.

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Virtual Life Lessons Jan 4, 2018
VR Prepares Colorado Inmates for the Real World

These men were sent to prison before experiencing life as an adult. 20 years later, they're learning how to live in today's world with VR.

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A Blade Runner's Sheath Jan 3, 2018
VR Tour of Deckard’s Blade Runner Apartment

BladeRunner 9732 is a virtual reality tour of Rick Deckard's Los Angeles apartment, developed by Quentin Lengel. It goes live on Steam on January 7th.

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Now That's a Hot End Dec 19, 2017
Purdue Researchers Print Explosives and Propellants

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique to safely and precisely deposit tiny traces of highly reactive materials.

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No Questions Asked! Dec 17, 2017
Redditor 3D Prints WiFi Password as a QR Code Coaster

Ever wish there was an easy way to share your WiFi password with your friends? Here's the answer: A 3D printed QR code coaster!

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May The Ultrasound Be With You Dec 14, 2017
Amputee Musician Tests Luke Skywalker Hand

Researchers at Georgia Tech use ultrasound to extend the technology behind prosthetic hands and deliver the results to an amputee musician.

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We Have The Technology. Dec 13, 2017
San Diego Aquarium Repairs Sea Turtle’s Shell

Birch Aquarium fits their loggerhead sea turtle with a 3D printed brace, filling the gap that's been in her shell since 2014.

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