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We talk about hoofed spiders with the founder of Outlier clothing

By | BackPack, chemistry, Gadgets, manufacturing, matter, plastics, Startups, TC, technotopia | No Comments

 Outlier’s founder Abe Burmeister is a designer who joined the world of clothing manufacturing over five years ago. His clothing – created with cutting edge fabrics – is touted as high-tech and very chic, but what frustrates Burmeister is how slowly the clothing industry is moving. His latest creation, a rolltop knapsack, uses a unique material to create one of the lightest… Read More

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Markforged announces two 3D printers that produce items as strong as steel

By | 3d printing, Gadgets, industrial design, manufacturing, markforged, printer, printing, TC, Technology, typography | No Comments

 Markforged, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Boston, has just announced two new models — the X3 and the X5. Both of these printers are designed to create carbon fiber-infused objects using a standard filament printing system and both can produce items that can replace or are stronger than steel objects. Both printers have auto-leveling and scanning systems to ensure each printed object… Read More

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Foxconn’s long con

By | Business, Foxconn, Gadgets, manufacturing, Startups, TC, wisconsin | No Comments

 The political press ate it up, alternatively excoriating the program for costing too much in tax breaks and crowing a win for Wisconsin’s conservative governor, Scott Walker. I wouldn’t encourage either party to hold their breath. Gou is in the habit of promising big and rarely delivering. Four years ago business journals crowed about a plan to bring a Foxconn flat screen… Read More

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