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The Best 3D Printing Forums, Discussion Groups and Communities – Best TED Talks on 3D Printing

3D Printing Book

The best 3D printing forums, discussion groups and communities The rise of 3D printing has created a vibrant and fast-growing community of users. And this community of makers is also playing a big part in the development of 3D printing…

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3D Printing Trends- What About 3D Printing Jobs?

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After years of figuring out what additive manufacturing—the new kid of industry—could and couldn’t do, 2016 seems to be when the technology finally started to settle in and become one of the gang. It’s gained worldwide acceptance and a feasible

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3D Printing Breaking Copyright? Do You Know 3D Printing Patent Laws?

3D Printing Copyright - Breaking The Law

Will 3D Printing Break Copyright? 3D Printing: The hype is real! Engineers, Designers, and everyday consumers are using this new fabrication process to conceptualize and create things that were once impossible. But what does this mean for the future of

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3D Printing Acquisitions – 3D Printing With Metal

Metal 3D Printing is now the new battle within the aerospace and automotive sectors. Consider that with the acquisition, GE, a major manufacturer of aircraft and aircraft engines controls TWO of the very few 3D metal printing companies; Arcam and

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3D Printing Bringing Challenges To Intellectual Property and Copyright Law

3D Printing Legal Matters

IP Issues In 3D Printing Where’s the IP? A wide range of IP rights apply in the context of 3D printing. Managing IP issues is a challenge for manufacturers in the age of 3D printing, says expert… READ MORE  

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3D Printing Discussion – 7 Problems Created By 3D Printing

3D printing might halt development in the developing world and inhibit societies there from becoming wealthier and more democratic. Ultimately there is no money in 3D printing. Meaning, that it will suck the value out of any and all manufacturing

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Big Data And 3D Printing – 5 Reasons People Fear Big Data Analytics

5 Reasons Firms Fear Big Data Analytics from Bill Decker So, with 3D Printing and the Internet of Things happening, it takes us to one key place: data analytics.

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3D Printing Slideshow and Big Data Trends – What Is The Connection?

3D Printing And Big Data – What Do They Have In Common? from Bill Decker Where does Big Data and 3D Printing Meet?

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3D Printing And Big Data – More And More Big Things Coming

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3D Printing Industry growth leads to Big Data use. What many people don’t know about 3D Printing is that the technology is data driven. CAD drawings are created and and used. Many are purchase or downloaded for free off the

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3D Printing Ups and Downs – Where Will The 3D Printing Industry Go?

There have been some meteoric rises in the 3d Printing Industry. But a couple of problems persist: Lack of a Single Defining Application Historically, personal computers became ubiquitous through their productivity applications. Investment in personal computers became a tangible benefit

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