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Links for Wednesday, January 27, 2010

  • Replicator: Replicator Cinema – 3D Printing Videos – “A super clear and concise explanation of a MakerBot at CES 2010. Not addressed in the video is the fact that they are now selling ~150 kits a month at $750-950 each. putting them at $1-1.7MM in revenue
  • Make: Build a Better 3D Printer, Win $100K! – “The Foresight Institute has announced its Kartik M. Gada Humanitarian Innovation Prize to design and build a better RepRap. There is an interim prize of $20,000, and a grand prize of $80,000. They consulted with the core RepRap team before the announcement and we were initially concerned that the prizes might drive developers to secrecy in order to give themselves a competitive edge.
  • Alex Bosworth: Building HTML5 Webapps – “In the revamp of TweetBe.at and for another contract project for the iPhone browser I’ve been working a ton with new HTML5 (+CSS3) features, and I’m finding them very very useful in building rich web applications, although new capabilities are not without their perils.