As the lead editor for 3D Printer World, Mike tracks industry news and developments across a broad range of topics. He is an IT professional and analyst, software developer, 3D modeler and 3D printing enthusiast.  Prior to launching 3D Printer World, Mike was an IT consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.



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512 Fingernails in One Short Film

Inspired by a famous passage from the medieval Japanese literature classic, "Tsurezuregusa," Japanese advertising production company Taiyo Kikaku Co., Ltd. has created... [read more]

What Microsoft Support Means to 3D Printing

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced support for 3D printing in Windows 8.1. It will become easier for 3D printing manufacturers to develop drivers for Windows. It also suggests...

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LulzBot Hackerspace Contest

Colorado-based LulzBot has announced The LulzBot Hacker Space 3D Printer Giveaway. Eight lucky hackerspaces will win a free Lulzbot AO-100 desktop 3D printer. A hackerspace (aka; makerspace or fablab) is an open community facility where equipment normally found in machine shops, workshops and studios can be used by hackers/tinkerers/DIY enthusiasts, sharing these resources to build and make things.

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LulzBot to be Featured on How It's Made

LulzBot 3D printers will be featured on the Science Channel's How It's Made in an episode airing tonight at 9pm EST. Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at Aleph Objects, where LulzBot... [read more]

Printrbot Announces Printrbot Jr v2

Printrbot has announced the Printrbot Jr v2, a replacement for the Printrbot LC as their medium size and medium price printer. The new Jr v2 adds improved hardware and...

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