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The 3D printing industry is a place of invention, collaboration and true wonder. At Filabot, we are in contact with people all around the globe doing incredible, life-changing things. We get to meet all sorts of creative people who are truly bringing passion and excitement to the 3D printing industry. Aaron Westbrook is one of those people. Aaron was born with a limb difference, which in his case means he does not have a right arm or hand. In 2013 Aaron received his first prosthetic and started a blog called Alive with Five to connect with the limb difference community...

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Regardless of your party practices, Cinco de Mayo is upon us! We’re excited to share a quick design one of our employees whipped up last year. We give you: pepper lights! Simple snap-ons for your basic decorative lights. We’re aware of how cheesy this sounds but: add some flare this Friday and for the rest of the summer season!  Just print your peppers, or design your own snap on 3D printed party designs. The possibilities are endless. And just think, you’ll only ever need one pair of lights! Check out our design out on thingverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1464470 Thanks,The Filabot Team

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Will Amos and Aldrin Lupisan are two UC Irvine undergraduate students who’ve been valued customers for about two years now. After meeting on a Solar Decathlon team in which they were tasked with creating the “tool room of the future” the two began developing a closed loop sustainable system for 3D printing. They realized that 3D printing was going to be a large part of the future and decided that sustainability and waste reduction fit nicely with their passion for protecting the environment. It is no wonder Will and Aldrin wanted to tackle pollution considering the amount of waste plastics...

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Marching Cubes is an interactive installation that permits direct physical engagement with the Marching Cubes algorithm—a language that defines our virtual environments—and generates dialogue about the ways in which information technologies create the building blocks of contemporary culture.  

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UC Berkeley is a leader in 3D printing. From creating a prosthetic hand for an 8-year-old girl to a “smart cap” that senses spoiled food to large-scale cement buildings, engineers and designers on campus are pushing the technology to the limits, using it in ways never seen before.    

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