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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.