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Tyler Koslow

Tyler Koslow is a tech journalist hailing from Brooklyn, New York. His specialties include 3D printing technology, music, and anything else that happens to be shaking up everyday life. When he’s not pounding away at his computer keys, you can find Tyler riding his bicycle, playing guitar, and eating pasta. Follow @tykoslow

By Tyler Koslow

Apr 21, 2018
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CR-10's Newest Competition
Alfawise U10 3D Printer: Review the Facts

The Alfawise U10 3D printer is a Creality CR-10 clone that is quickly gaining popularity across the 3D printing community. Review the facts here to see the specs, how it differs from the CR-10, and where you can buy one.

Apr 18, 2018
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Light-en Your Workload
Project of the Week: 3D Print Your Own Articulating LED Lamp

Engineer and maker Igor Albuquerque has created a 3D printed articulating LED lamp that you can mount on your desk and configure to fit your work or study environment. 

Apr 17, 2018
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Empowerment Through Employment
Free-D is Helping Human Trafficking Victims Secure Jobs in the 3D Printing Workforce

The startup Free-D is helping human trafficking victims and underprivileged women in India obtain careers by teaching them 3D printing and design skills. The first nine-month pilot program is taking place in Mumbai, and will provide 10 women with extensive 3D printing training.

Apr 17, 2018
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Just Print It
Nike Flyprint: Lightweight, Flexible and 3D Printed Shoes Designed for Runners

Nike has just unveiled the Vaporfly Elite Flyprint, a new 3D printed running shoe that is lightweight, flexible and comfortable. The material used to make this sneaker was designed in collaboration with runner Eliud Kipchoge, who ran the world's fastest marathon of all time.

Apr 17, 2018
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PLA Time
2018 PLA Filament Guide – Explained, Compared & All Blends

Read our 2018 PLA Filament Guide, to learn everything you need to know about PLA, including the various blends, how PLA compares to ABS and where you can buy the best PLA filament.

Apr 15, 2018
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Ready, Aim, Print
Weekend Project: Take Aim With This Awesome 3D Printed Mini Crossbow

South Korean maker "DIYPark" shows us how to create a fully 3D printed and functional Mini Crossbow. Set up some targets and take aim, because it's time to get your archery on.  

Apr 14, 2018
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OKAY 2 Play
Weekend Project: 3D Printed OKAY 2 Synth Brings Music to the Maker’s Ears

Oskitone's new and improved OKAY 2 is a mind-blowing DIY synth that you can 3D print and put together on your own. Hone your 3D printing and soldering skills with this sweet musical instrument and let the sounds sweep you away!

Apr 13, 2018
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Prusa...Print the Rainbow
Prusa Multi Material 2.0 Upgrade Kit Enables 3D Printing with 5 Different Filaments

Prusa Research has just released the new Multi Material 2.0 upgrade kit for the popular Prusa i3 MK3 and MK2.5 3D printers, allowing users to print with up to five different materials simultaneously.  

Apr 11, 2018
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Filament Fusion!
Project of the Week: Fuse Your Filament and 3D Print Multicolor Objects

No dual extrusion? No problem! This week's Project of the Week shows us how to fuse different filaments together and create your own multicolor objects with a single extrusion 3D printer. 

Apr 6, 2018
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Checkmate Practicality
Pocket-Sized 3D Printed Chess Set is Both Incredible and Impractical

Designer Kiriakos Christodoulou has created the 3D printed Credit Card Chess Set, now available on Shapeways for $11 to $13. This pocket-sized game is quite impractical, but hey, it's also a pretty cool concept too. 

Apr 5, 2018
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A Solid Project
Project of the Week: 3D Printed Solid Eye from Metal Gear Solid 4

Are you a diehard fan of the Metal Gear video game franchise? Now you can use your 3D printer to cosplay as Solid Snake with a Solid Eye that is equipped with a working LED light.

Apr 4, 2018
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Diversity is Key
New Report Takes Deep Look at Gender Diversity in Additive Manufacturing

A new quarterly report from the organization Women in 3D Printing takes an in-depth look at diversity within the additive manufacturing, focusing on the employment distribution between genders, the different perception on professional opportunity, and the views of women who are pioneering the industry.  

Apr 3, 2018
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Bridging Data with 3D Printing
MX3D’s 3D Printed Steel Bridge Becomes “Living Laboratory” with Sensor Network

MX3D has finally finished building the full span of its long-awaited 3D printed steel bridge! For the next step, the Dutch company is working with the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction to install a network of sensors on the bridge.

Mar 30, 2018
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Painting on Eggshells
Weekend Project: Automate Easter Egg Decorating with the Sphere-O-Bot

Why paint your own Easter eggs when you can have a robot do it for you? The Sphere-O-Bot is an open source project from Evil Mad Scientist, and has been modded to draw intricate designs on your Easter eggs. 

Mar 29, 2018
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You down with DLP? (Yeah you know me!)
PLUTO 3D Printer: Review the Facts

Labeled as the world's smallest DLP 3D printer, the PLUTO 3D printer was quickly crowdfunded and is expected to start shipping to backers soon. Review the facts about this affordable desktop DLP 3D printer!