MakerBot was going to change the world. It was going to bring 3D-printing, long a product limited to designer offices and workshops, into the home (or at least the garage). But earlier today, under a veil of marketing speak and glitzy videos, the company announced a new focus on commercial—not consumer—products, and…
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A few weeks ago, we had a nice little chat where we described our proudest online accomplishments. It was fun! But now it's time we cut ourselves back down to size. Today, we'll be admitting our biggest online fails.
Somebody at the Associated Press's Boston bureau is having a pretty weird Monday. A little before lunchtime their very real Twitter account announced this highly incomprehensible scoop. The tweet has since been deleted, but we're waiting on an official retraction.
Ever accidentally lose a dollar? Then you count what's in your war chest, realize it's a dollar short, and kick yourself for being careless? Well, a British IT worker knows what that feels like—except times 7.5 million.
Just because you have a 3D printer doesn't mean you're going to make anything remarkable. It doesn't even mean you're going to wind up with what you set out to produce. Believe it or not, 3D printing requires some skill. And when you don't have it, things go delightfully askew.
The Church of Scientology held an event for the opening of a new facility in Portland over the weekend. The crowd was around 450-750 people. But the church claims it was more like 2,500, and it Photoshopped in the proof.