As 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 and marketing consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.
Three days into its second round of crowd-funding on Kickstarter, the B9Creator is at 680% of its goal. Michael Joyce's DIY DLP printer project is no stranger to crowd-funding success. It reached 1026% before funding ended the first time, in 2012.[read more]
Solidscape, Inc., a Stratasys company, has announced the latest member of their 3Z series of 3D printers, the 3Z MAX. The company's fastest 3D wax...[read more]
Brick and Maker is an open source franchise concept envisioned by Diana Johnson and Brian Williford of Charlottesville, VA. The idea is to create a franchised chain of brick and mortar stores/makerspaces for makers and consumers of maker-made products.[read more]