Makers Will Change Everything
Remember Spider Jerusalem in Transmetropolitan? Here come the makers. The thingiverse is stocking up on designs you can download. You can create designs using Google SketchUp…the future is always here. We just forget that sometimes.
What Women Want
This is wonderful. I’ve been messing around with computers and ideas for weaving, fabric, and clothing since the days of Z-Grass and vector general before the Mac. It’s about time someone did this. Thinking about it further, though, I like that you can get the dress made for you, or generate a paper pattern and…
Look, the future is here now. It’s just not big-time yet.
3-D printers can make it as easy to create small objects out of plastic as it is to print text on a sheet of paper. But until recently, they cost a few thousand dollars, putting them of the reach of crafting enthusiasts. Now a wave of open source desktop prototyping devices such as Makerbot and…