3d Printing

Top 5 things The Next Web Taught Me 60 days On

George Fisher-Wilson | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech
George Fisher-Wilson

So It's been 60 days since The Next Web, and initially I was going to write some basic piece my initial reactions but then I thought let's see the effects of the event. Now nearly 2 months later I thought about what had stuck with me since and below you'll find the five things that have kept me thinking.

This Optical Illusion Will Make You Think Circles And Squares Are Exactly The Same Thing

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Tech

Will you ever be able to trust your own eyes after seeing this? Kokichi Sugihara is a man who enjoys making us question our sense of reality. ...

London Technology Week Showcases the Best of British Fashion Tech

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

'Fashion tech' and wearables are often described as solutions looking for a problem. The fashion industry is, paradoxically, resistant to change, while science and technology exist to pose and answer questions and catalyse change.

I Saw the Struggle Young People Faced to Acquire Digital Skills - I Wanted to Change That

Simon Riley | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Tech
Simon Riley

I didn't want the next generation of young people to go through the same thing as me. I wanted to give them access to practical technology skills early, so they could start building, designing and making stuff as soon as possible, teaching them through hands on projects and engaging problems that got them thinking creatively.

You Don't Need to Be an Engineer to Build 'Robots for Good'

Cameron Norris | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Tech
Cameron Norris

After meeting, a clear project goal was settled upon - create a 'telepresence' robot to allow the children of Great Ormond Street to safely explore one of London's greatest places of discovery: London Zoo.

Are We a Step Closer to 3D Printing Disability Equipment?

Martyn Sibley | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Tech
Martyn Sibley

The application of 3D printing is already proving to be a force for good in the development sector, and by teaming up with Google, Motivation are able to run a project looking at how 3D printing can be used to tailor mobility solutions for wheelchair users.

How Would You Like Your Burger?

Adam Fisch | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech
Adam Fisch

I was recently musing with a good friend I work with about some of the stranger implications of printing food, which led us to talk about how it might impact vegetarians or religious groups who have strict dietary laws like Halal and Kosher.

A Student's Just Designed A Gun You Can Print Out At Home - And It Shoots Real Bullets

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A mechanical engineering student is claiming he's made history after designing the "world's first" 3D printed revolver - capable of firing real bullet...

Should Hackerspaces Replace Libraries?

James Coe | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Tech
James Coe

The value of hackerspaces is that they, like traditonal libraries, democratise educational tools. Developing an app or editing a video at home requires hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds worth of investment. This is an obvious hurdle for many people looking to innovate.

Making Your Laptop 'See' - How Intel's Real Sense Camera Will Change Photography

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Tech

Of all the must-have gadgets tech-heads have lusted over, the one where the hero in a sci-fi movie draws shapes in the air to operate a 3D device tops...

Amsterdam Is 3D-Printing Bridges In Mid-Air, No Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Tech

Amsterdam is getting its own 3D-printed steel bridge that will be partly suspended in mid-air, once again proving that nothing is off limits in the wo...

L'Oreal's Plan To 3D Print Human Skin Couldn't Be More Creepy If It Tried

Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech

Human skin is a part of the body that you never want to see without its owner, much like other human tissue. It's the reason that whenever we're re...

Robo-Turtle Gets Life-Saving 3D Printed Face After Horrific Injury

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech

When Akut-3, a 45kg loggerhead turtle, had a run in with a boat's propeller, he was left with 60% of his face missing or damaged and a shattered jaw. ...

Tiny 3D Printed Organs Could Mean The End Of Animal Testing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Tech

While this might be hard to imagine, the image you're looking at below is actually that of a tiny heart and liver. You can see a collection of tiny...

3D Printing: the Next Major IP Battleground?

Wayne Beynon | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech
Wayne Beynon

3D printers allow the owner to print a copy of any object they see fit. If they print an object that is entirely of their own creation there's no issue. However, there are - of course - objects that are subject to copyright and design right, and this is where issues arise.

Whisky Art...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Tech

Suntory whisky hired Japanese advertising agency TBWAHakuhodo to come up with a new campaign and as you can see from the results, they certainly didn'...

Cleo The Tortoise Gets A Lifesaving 3D Printed Shell

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Tech

In case you needed any more proof that 3D printers are the best things in the world, a student has used one to save a tortoise's life. Cleopatra is...

Five Brilliant Pieces of Technology From SXSW That Will Blow Your Mind

Georgie Barrat | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

This mecca for tech geeks sees groundbreaking technology come to fruition and points towards upcoming trends. 2015 was the biggest yet and showcased how the planet's most forward-thinking companies are revolutionising the way we live and interact.

3D Print Your Own Hungry Hungry Clarkson

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

A company has published the specifications for a 3D-printed Jeremy Clarkson caricature that's compatible with the classic children's game Hungry Hungr...

You Can Now Print Your Own Paul McCartney

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever fancied your very own personal Paul McCartney — either to thank and cherish for his musical and charity work, or berate for pretty ...

Heartwarming Moment Boy Gets 'Iron Man' Bionic Arm From Tony Stark Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

A 7-year-old boy born with a partially developed limb has received a custom-built 'Iron Man' style bionic arm - straight from Tony Stark himself. T...

You Can Now 3D Print An Entire Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese company WinSun has revealed two record breaking buildings - a block of flats and a luxury villa - built by 3D printing. The five-storey apa...

DNA 'Glue' Lets You 3D Print Organs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Texas have created a special DNA 'glue' that could hold the key to hospitals being able to 3D print their own organs. ...

This Is A 3D Printed Car

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Local Motors Strati, it's the world's first 3D printed production car. It takes just 44 hours to print and is US road legal to drive. T...

Michael Rundle

Meet The Happiest Man At CES, And His Magic 3D Drawing Machine

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

Tech Editor Michael Rundle discovers the happiest man at CES 2015 - and his magical 3D drawing machine. It's loud. It's overwhelming. There are ter...