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When Biying Miao launched Hot Pop Factory five years ago, 3D printing technology was so new that her team had to train its users. “We ran workshops for about a year and a half because what we were doing was so cutting-edge,” says Miao, “but it was great for business development. We empowered people to try this technology first-hand.”
“3D printing is a lot like 2D printing,” quips Dennon Oosterman: “the printer is cheap, but it’s the ink that costs.”
In the coming months, organizations in the GTA are hosting hackathons to get tech enthusiasts excited about creating new and creative solutions in just a few days. Here’s a roundup of what’s happening.
From businesses, to manufacturers, to everyday hobbyists 3D printing offers an accessible, safe and cost effective way to bring designs off the page and into life.
As 3D printing becomes more popular for children, engineers, and creative adults, it raises two important questions: what can we do with the waste it produces, and how can we access more filament to create products using 3D printers?