Tag Archive: digital fabrication

Silhouette Alta 3D Printer Announced

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed this week and was pleasantly surprised by the new Silhouette Alta 3D printer announcement. The Alta is a $299 delta style 3D printer with a 116 mm… Continue reading

Quick SVG for DigiFab

A friend is getting started with the Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter and was trying to cut a vinyl sticker of New Hampshire. He wasn’t happy with the quality of the outline he had… Continue reading

VSTE 16 Presentations

The VSTE 16 conference in Virginia Beach this week was a great deal of fun packed with information about integrating technology into education. I gave two presentations and ran a pop-up demo with… Continue reading

Iterative Design

One of the amazing things about 3D printing and digital fabrication is that it empowers users with the ability to engage in rapid iterative design. Many projects lend themselves to only a single iteration; a… Continue reading

Brainstorm: Figment DC 2015 Proposal

Saw a tweet today from a local makerspace linking to Figment DC, a participatory and interactive art show. http://dc.figmentproject.org/ As a teacher advocating for maker education in schools, I often present at conferences, workshops and maker events. In my… Continue reading