Make: Getting Started with 3D Printing is a practical, informative, and inspiring book that guides readers step-by-step through understanding how this new technology will empower them to take full advantage of all it has to offer. The book includes fundamental topics such as a short history of 3D printing, the best hardware and software choices for consumers, hands-on tutorial exercises the reader can practice for free at home, and how to apply 3D printing in the readers' life and profession. For every maker or would-be maker who is interested, or is confused, or who wants to get started in 3D printing today, this book offers methodical information that can be read, digested, and put into practice immediately!
Author: Liz Knowles Ed.D.
Release Date: 2018-06-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
You've created a STEAM program in your library, but how do you work literacy into the curriculum? With this collection of resource recommendations, direction for program development, and activities, you'll have students reading proficiently in no time. • Presents complementary annotated books and discussion questions to engage students in STEAM topics • Offers topical project and problem-solving activity ideas for students in the library makerspace • Provides research and additional resources for teachers and librarians to use in implementing successful STEAM programs
Author: Matthew Dipaola
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2018-11-20
Get a quick, expert overview of the role of emerging 3D printing technology in orthopaedic surgery, devices, and implants. This concise resource by Drs. Matthew DiPaola and Felasfa Wodajo provides orthopaedic surgeons and residents with need-to-know information on the clinical applications of 3D printing, including current technological capabilities, guidance for practice, and future outlooks for this fast-growing area. Covers basic principles such as engineering aspects, software, economics, legal considerations, and applications for education and surgery planning. Discusses 3D printing in arthroplasty, trauma and deformity, the adult and pediatric spine, oncology, and more. Includes information on setting up a home 3D printing "plant" and 3D printing biologics. Consolidates today’s available information on this burgeoning topic into a single convenient resource
Author: Amie Jane Leavitt
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
This book is a practical guide to better understanding 3D printers and how they can be used in a Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) setting. Most important, the text shows how Fab Lab skills are relevant to students' STEM classes at school and their development of a career path.
A 3D printer can be of use to people in a vast variety of fields. This book details some of the many ways to put 3D printers to great use and it explains the field's best practices. Readers are provided with an overview of materials and their pros and cons, and troubleshooting tips.
Author: Liisa Välikangas
Publisher: FT Press
Release Date: 2015-09-11
Genre: Business & Economics
GET TO THE FUTURE FIRST! LEVERAGE STRATEGIC NOVELTY (SN) TO TRANSFORM AND DOMINATE YOUR MARKET Become an “outlier organization”: recognize huge opportunities in novelty, and act fast and first Listen for the tremors already building beneath your markets Learn from winning “outlier” business models, organizational forms, markets, products, and services Today, the companies that rise rapidly to dominance are the outliers. They’re radically novel where it matters: whether in business models, products, services, or some other key driver of value. Strategic Innovation reveals how to think like these vanguard organizations—and become one of them. You’ll discover how to borrow the lenses and insights of companies operating right at the edge of conventional industry dynamics and boundaries…where opportunities are underdefined, predictions unstable, and the greatest opportunities exist. Using linked case studies and a proven three-step methodology, the authors guide you through uncovering Strategic Novelty (SN) with explosive potential…executing quickly… and learning and tweaking relentlessly to amplify your impact. If you keep doing what everyone else is doing, you may succeed—but not greatly, and not for long. If you want to create, transform, and dominate your market, you need to think and act like an outlier. Learn how. Now. Before someone does it to you. Right now, all around you, there’s an explosion of new business models, new product/service categories, and new organizational forms. It’s a veritable Cambrian Explosion of business life, led by outlier organizations you’ve never even heard of. Many will remain practically invisible to the incumbents in their markets…until they suddenly explode into dominance. What do they share? A fundamental commitment to Strategic Novelty (SN). Now, in Strategic Innovation, leading innovation strategists Liisa Välikangas and Michael Gibbert show you how to leverage SN to become your industry’s winning disruptor. You’ll master SN through case studies from leading outlier organizations in areas ranging from 3D printing to crowd financing and resource-constrained innovation. Each case is original, previously unpublished, and based at least in part on the authors’ direct experiences. Through these cases, you’ll explore how each company’s story is playing out: sometimes in failure, but often in massive success. You’ll discover why incumbents rarely notice outliers in time, and how to keep it from happening to you. Perhaps most valuable of all, the authors help you extrapolate the likely impact of any novelty, so you can tell the difference between promising opportunities and those destined to fail.
Author: Daniel Wade
Publisher: Ballistic Media Pty Ltd
Release Date: 2005
The members of the Visual Effects Society (VES) make their living creating the stunning visual effects we see on the big and small screen. Though they gain recognition and satisfaction contributing to the mesmerizing effects for movies, TV and games, they're all too frequently bringing someone else's vision to life. VESAGE showcases the art that the VES members create when they're not at work on visual effects. It offers a unique insight into the personal creativity of the people behind some of the most-recognized imagery in the world.