[Fab] Fwd: Liberated Replicator (MakerBot Replicator in portable 3D formats)

Michael Prados mprados at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 00:31:56 PDT 2012


No skin off my back, Ted.  I'm just as happy holding off on recording my
thoughts for posterity until they are more fully formed.  At the very
least, hopefully it was an opportunity to try out some steaming techniques!

-Mike
On Mar 29, 2012 8:52 PM, "tedward" <arbzed at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sadly, I was not successful in capturing Mike's talk, because I don't
> really know how to use Ustream, and didn't have the presence of mind to
> fire up Audacity and hit "record".
>
> I've messed around with PD quite a bit for audio stuff, but the 3D
> graphics modules seemed pretty primative last time I played with it.  I'd
> be interested to see how Grasshopper's abstractions are set up!
>
> t.
>
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 6:55 PM, Michael Prados <mprados at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> April 25th works for me.  Maybe by then, some of use will actually
>> succeed in using Freecad for something useful!
>>
>> -mike
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 6:11 PM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 3:17 PM, Michael Prados <mprados at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cool, Miloh!  Is your openscad material up somewhere we can try it
>>>> out?  I'll try to get some orb swarm 3d printer / laser cutter materials
>>>> together.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> My OpenSCAD experiments are at github.com/miloh/scad_stl
>>>
>>> There are more great examples of people using this project throughout
>>> Thingiverse (stl's) and github (readable openscad's).
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks, every one, for putting up with my extemporaneous presentation.
>>>> Talking about it helped to clarify my ideas, and pointed out some areas
>>>> where I want to do some more research.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for coming in! Ted, did you capture a copy of the talk?
>>>
>>> It's funny how swarm was good example of the projects you were talking
>>> about. It gives me some ideas...  Anyone interested in exploring the
>>> freeCAD and free CAD toolchain ecologies by taking on a project?
>>> I propose that we form a group to create an indoor Swarm fork at
>>> Noisebridge!
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Maybe let's meet on this topic again in about a month.  It might be
>>>> interesting to hear from someone designing physical objects in Blender and
>>>> Rhino (or similar tools that grew up as "computer graphics software") who
>>>> could provide a counterpoint about their best features as design tools.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> How about doing this again on the last Wednesday of April, the 25th?
>>> Until then, Replicator Wednesday will continue on with the usual hands
>>> on sessions designing for and with 3d replicators.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -R. Miloh
>>>
>>
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