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.
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...[read more]
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.[read more]