The DIY Economy

Makerbot Launches Web Series to Promote the World of 3-D Printing

Model from a head scan of comedian/singer Reggie Watts via Makerbot

3-D printing is still pretty far from the mainstream, but Makerbot, the New York firm which has done the most to bring it to the attention of the masses, just scored a $10 million round of funding from some big names. They aren’t wasting any time putting that cheddar to work, launching a spiffy new web series, Makerbot TV, that profiles people, places and things in the world of 3-D printing.

The series kicks of with a “head scanning” party Makerbot threw in collaboration with Brooklyn’s Afro-Punk festival. Some sample reactions from the crowd when asked the question: Read More