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MakerBot CEO Announces 3D Scanner During SXSW Keynote
2013-03-10 06:37:11

The co-founder and CEO of MakerBot opened this year’s South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) event by unveiling a desktop device that can scan small three-dimensional objects, creating a file that can then be used to print 3D replicas of the scanned items.

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2010-03-31 12:25:00

Fifty years ago this month, the first plain-paper copy machine was sold and shipped to a customer by the Haloid Xerox photographic supply company of Rochester, New York, launching what would be a revolution that has made the device an important piece of the office environment for decades.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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