This is how I feel when a 3D print comes out correctly.
IF YOU WANT YOUR OWN 2016 TOILET ORNAMENT, LEAVE A COMMENT! IF THERE IS ENOUGH INTEREST, I’LL MAKE A BATCH AND SELL THEM ON ETSY OR SOMETHING.
Forget everything I said about Fry’s versus Micro Center in the last video. I take it all back. Micro Center, hands-down, is forever the first place I go for anything computer-related. Fry’s still has lots of great test equipment and components and other stuff like that, though.
For this experiment, I picked what I thought was an interesting and more complex model from Thingiverse–a toilet. I printed it, and played around with finishing it to see what kind of results I could get.
On March 22, NASA will launch a 3-D printer to the ISS, ushering in the first off-world manufacturing facility.
This will be interesting to watch.
EFF has filed a brief in Defense Distributed v. Department of State, a case that could push forward recognition for the hard fought principle that publishing computer files that communicate information, even in an esoteric format, is speech protected by the First Amendment.
Not to mention a lesson in why building an entire trusted industry based on a handful of “secret keys” is simply bad operational security.
Another lesson in why you should never show pictures of sensitive keys on the Internet.
More reason that draconian copyright law needs to be overturned NOW!
How a hand-carved game got tangled in a dispute over copyright law, and what it means for the future of sharable things