One of the more intriguing cars on display at the Detroit Auto Show didn’t roll off an assembly line. It was mostly built using a 3-D printer.
A SpaceX cargo ship docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.
Unveiled this week, the model covers over 115 blocks of the Financial and South of Market districts, including landmarks like AT&T Park, the Ferry Building and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
San Jose City Hall was bursting with big ideas Friday as dozens gathered for a social innovation forum, where micro, 3D-printed housing units for homeless people gained some traction as a potential solution.
The Ames Research Center will play an important role in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s future, despite sequestration cuts that have impacted some day to day operations recently, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
The first 3D-printed gun to function in public is raising concerns, but its design and the freedom of the data that allows anyone to make one is the real tech story behind the headlines.