MachineMachine /stream - tagged with 3d en-us LifePress <![CDATA[World's First Haunted Object 3D Scanning Project is Confusing Ghosts, Producing Paranormally-Active Prints]]>

The Traveling Museum of the Paranormal & Occult, the world’s only mobile museum of haunted artifacts, has launched the first-ever initiative to 3D scan and compile a database of paranormally-active objects.

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:50:28 -0700
<![CDATA[The New Radical, Cody Wilson, and the future of 3D-printed guns - The Verge]]>

The mood in the room after an early Sundance screening of Adam Bhala Lough’s The New Radical was polite, but a little icy.

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 04:33:45 -0800
<![CDATA[The 3D Additivist Cookbook is out now…]]>

The 3D Additivist Cookbook is out now…

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:28:08 -0800
<![CDATA[Court: With 3D printer gun files, national security interest trumps free speech | Ars Technica]]>

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday against Defense Distributed, the Texas organization that promotes 3D-printed guns, in a lawsuit that it brought last year against the State Department.

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:38:15 -0700
<![CDATA[The Unbelievably True Story Of A 'Good-For-Nothing' Artist And Her Revolutionary Vagina | Huffington Post]]>

This article contains extensive descriptions of vaginas and might be NSFW, depending on your place of work. Growing up, Japanese artist Rokudenashiko ― who uses a pseudonym that translates to “good-for-nothing” ― never said the word manko, or vagina, out loud. No one really did.

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:15:21 -0700
<![CDATA[How a 3D clitoris will help teach French schoolchildren about sex | Education | The Guardian]]>

Paul Verlaine celebrated it in his 1889 poem Printemps as a “shining pink button”, but thanks to the sociomedical researcher Odile Fillod, French schoolchildren will now understand that it looks more like a hi-tech boomerang.

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:04:15 -0700
<![CDATA[Cody Wilson’s Ghost Gunner Will Help You Build a DIY AR-15 Assault Rifle]]>

Cody Wilson’s Ghost Gunner milling machine makes the most crucial element of an assault rifle. It costs just $1,500 and there’s a waiting list to get it.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:55:03 -0700
<![CDATA[Doomsday Preppers Are Planning to 3D Print Their Way Through the Apocalypse | Motherboard]]>

Jason Ray thinks the culture of “disaster prepping” is misunderstood.

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:38:24 -0700
<![CDATA[Heritage as a Platform: New Frontiers in Cultural Preservation | Gates of Nineveh: An Experiment in Blogging Assyriology]]>

A few weeks ago on this site I reviewed John Robb’s book Brave New War, discussing the potential of reconfiguring heritage preservation from a top-down, hierarchical model into a participatory, two-way, resilient and distributed platform.

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:05:05 -0700
<![CDATA[The Nefertiti 3D Scan Heist Is A Hoax | Cosmo Wenman]]>

The New York Times’ March 1, 2016 story “Swiping a Priceless Antiquity … With a Scanner and a 3-D Printer” by Charly Wilder tells how two German artists made a surreptitious, unauthorized 3D scan of the iconic bust of Nefertiti in the Neues Museum in Berlin.

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:05:04 -0700
<![CDATA[Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto]]>

TORONTO, Canada - The mood is haunting at Morehshin Allahyari’s first solo exhibition in Canada, as a dozen reconstructed artefacts destroyed by Islamic State (IS) group fighters look up from ledges and beneath glass casings.

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:04:55 -0700
<![CDATA[The impossibility of stealing a 3,000-year-old head with a video game controller | The Verge]]>

In Berlin's Neues Museum, there sits a 3,000-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti. The priceless artifact is under glass, kept safe by alarms, and watched by security guards. Last year, it was stolen.

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:04:54 -0700
<![CDATA[Building a Sheet Metal Pistol | Hackaday]]>

Floating around the Internet are plans for a semi-automatic pistol constructed out of sheet metal. Like so many plans for 3D printed guns, it appears no one has actually built one of these pistols.

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:57:23 -0800
<![CDATA['Prosthetic Tentacle' Invented As Alternative To Artificial Limbs (PICTURES)]]>

Kaylene Kau from Taipei made the remarkable invention as part of a design school project. The limb would be able to grip many different objects by curling up with the help of a simple motor.

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:35:48 -0800
<![CDATA[The Artist Who Speaks to Computers and Their Humans | Broadly]]>

Like much of her work, Ashley Zelinskie eludes a one-dimensional definition. She is a Star Trek-obsessed nerd who studies electrical engineering, theoretical physics, and space in her spare time.

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 08:10:37 -0700
<![CDATA[New Digital Archaeology Effort Attempts to Capture Cultural Heritage Before It’s Gone]]>

As ISIS and other groups continue to destroy important heritage sites and ancient artifacts, archaeologists and other onlookers continue to scramble to find ways to counter the destruction.

Sun, 06 Sep 2015 05:18:38 -0700
<![CDATA[Spread what has been destroyed: interview with Morehshin Allahyari : Digicult | Digital Art, Design and Culture]]>

Late in February 2015 one news hit the ongoing stream of reports about ISIS attacks (or whatever we should call it).

Sun, 06 Sep 2015 05:18:36 -0700
<![CDATA[Technologists control the world we live in — and artists are worried | Fusion]]>

In May, the New York-based art nonprofit Rhizome paired seven technologists with seven artists to create something over a 24-hour period. The artists get paid. The technologists do not.

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 07:58:30 -0700
<![CDATA[GynePunk, the cyborg witches of DIY gynecology : Makery]]>

The Catalan collective GynePunk wants to decolonize the female body. To this end, it is developing first aid gynecological tools, for socially disadvantaged women, refugees, sex workers. But also for themselves.

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:20:49 -0700
<![CDATA[The Fine Art of Forgery - The Atlantic]]>

In the radiant blue chamber of the ZPrinter 850, a skull is born. An ink-jet arm moves across a bed of gypsum powder, depositing a layer of liquid that binds the powder together in the shape of a cranial cross-section.

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:46:34 -0700