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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

Mar 21, 2018
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Print Your Design While You Design It
Researchers Combine VR, CAD, and 3D Printing to Create the Robotic Modeling Assistant

A team of researchers have developed RoMA, an interactive fabrication system that uses virtual reality to 3D model an object while a robotic 3D printer simultaneously builds the design.

Mar 19, 2018
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Mo Money, Mo Metal
Desktop Metal Raises $65 Million in Funding From Ford Motor Company

Desktop Metal has raised $65 million during its latest funding round. The new financing, which was led by Ford Motor Company, brings the Boston-based 3D printing startup's total investment amount to $277 million. 

Mar 18, 2018
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Shred the Gnar
Weekend Project: Shred the Streets with Your Own 3D Printed Longboard

LulzBot shows us how to build a fully functional longboard using 3D printing technology. You can follow along with their surprisingly simple instructions or use them as a basis to build your own board. 

Mar 17, 2018
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Pass the PLAte
Weekend Project: Recycle Your Leftover Filament with a “Plastic Smoothie”

Have a trash bin full of leftover filament scraps and failed prints? Designer Agustin Flowalistik shows us how to recycle 3D printing waste by creating a Plastic Smoothie, which can be used in a laser cutter to create vibrant objects. 

Mar 15, 2018
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Scan and Slice
Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software

Ultimaker has announced it will integrate HP scanning software into Ultimaker Cura, optimizing the workflow between 3D scanning and 3D printing. 

Mar 14, 2018
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8-Bits of Fish
Live at SXSW: Open Meals Shows Off 3D Printed 8-Bit Sushi

At SXSW, the digital food company Open Meals unveiled its Pixel Food Printer, a 3D printer capable of producing edible and pixelated 8-bit sushi. 

Mar 11, 2018
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The Coolest Bird on the Branch
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Mechanical Hummingbird

It's time to leave the nest and make yourself a stunning and challenging DIY desk ornament. Maker Greg Zumwalt has created a complex 3D printed mechanical hummingbird-themed automata toy--and you can too.   

Mar 10, 2018
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Let's Get Physics-cal
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Animated Physics Toy

Looking for an awesomely interactive project to 3D print this weekend? The Ruiz Brothers and Phillip Burgess have shared Animated LED Sand, a DIY physics toy featured on Adafruit. 

Mar 8, 2018
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Blended Innovation
Vitamix Uses Carbon 3D Printing to Reimagine Nozzle Production

Vitamix partners with The Technology House to use Carbon's 3D printing technology to transform part design and production. The blending equipment leader will mass produce a micro-fluidic nozzle that is 10 times more durable, uses 30 percent less material, and is 33 percent more economical. 

Mar 5, 2018
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Hand in Glove
Researchers 3D Print Tremor Suppression Glove to Help Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers from Western University have developed a functional prototype of a new tremor suppression glove. This device aims to provide more independence to patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. 

Mar 5, 2018
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Bad to the Bone
12-Foot-Tall Skeleton 3D Printed for Mexican Festival of Lights in Guadalajara

The Mexican 3D printing service Moti Digital used a Massivit 1800 3D printer to create a 12-foot-tall skeleton structure. The installation was showcased during the Mexican Festival of Light celebrations in Guadalajara.

Mar 4, 2018
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Time to Shine
Weekend Project: How to Properly Polish & Oxidize Your Metal 3D Prints

Metal 3D printing filaments are perfect for busts, figurines, and other 3D models. But in order to achieve that true metal look, you have to know how to properly post-process your metal 3D print. This weekend, get familiar with polishing and oxidizing techniques that will help your 3D print shine. 

Mar 2, 2018
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Metal Mania
Stratasys Reveals Plan to Develop Metal 3D Printing Platform

Stratasys has announced the development of a new metal additive manufacturing platform that will aim to displace conventional methods for short-run manufacturing. 

Feb 27, 2018
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Pimp Your Printer
25 Must-Have Anet A8 Upgrades & Mods in 2018

Want to improve your Anet A8 3D printer? Thanks to the growing Anet A8 3D printing community, here are the 25 best Anet A8 upgrades and mods to improve your 3D printing experience.

Feb 25, 2018
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Hear That?!
Weekend Project: 3D Printed Mini Bluetooth Speakers

Ever wanted to use your 3D printer to create the ultimate speaker box? Coder and tinker Yasthil Bhagwandeen shares a new Instructables project on how to build your very own 3D Printed Mini Bluetooth Speakers. Now that sounds cool...