Editor-at-Large
Bob has been a technology journalist, publisher, editor, PR and marketing executive for most of his professional life. He has been the publisher and editorial director of several magazines serving the telecommunications industry. He also served as vice president of marketing for phone company Network One, and spent several years with Todman-Simon Productions and Lorimar Television developing motion pictures and TV shows.

 

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Layered Labs’ 3D Printer Design Contest

Layered Labs has announced a 3D printer design competition and invites all engineers, designers, artists and “awesome people” to participate in creating the next generation of 3D printers.

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Gartner: Early Adopters of 3D Printing Could Gain Competitive Advantage

Gartner reports that early adopters can experiment with 3D printers with minimal risk of capital or time, possibly gaining an advantage in product design and time to market over their competition.

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Bay Area Maker Faire 2013 Gallery

Photos taken in the 3D Printing Pavilion of the 2013 Bay Area Maker Faire.

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FSL3D Launches Prototyping Service Bureau

FSL3D has unveiled a new service bureau modeled on the scalable digital manufacturing (SDM) concept it markets to business customers. It will be part of a flagship SDM center that makes parts... [read more]

Mass Geekery: The Growing Community of Nerds is Good for 3D Printing

In 2011 the additive manufacturing (3D printer) industry had a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 30 percent and it is projected to continue strong double-digit growth over the next several years into a $3.7 billion market by 2015 and $6.5 billion in 2019, according to Wohlers Associates...

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