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.
"Mom, is it okay if I have a friend over for supper?" "Sure, dear. What is your friend's name?" "His name is Leviathan and he is very hungry." Such was the conversation I imagined...[read more]
San Francisco-based Otherfab has launched the Othermill on Kickstarter and it is close to reaching its $50,000 funding goal in just one day. It isn't a 3D printer, because it fabricates by cutting instead of adding, but it might be the...[read more]
Shapeways is offering an experimental rubbery material called Elasto Plastic. It is referred to as 'Maker Only,' because it can only be ordered for models customers upload.[read more]