There are approximately 25,500 self-employed people in Brighton and Hove. This represents 13% of 16-64 year olds which is much higher than the national average of 9.6%. Why is that? Is it the lure of the sea that tempts people into freelancing and self-employment?
To help new and experienced freelancers brush up on their skills and knowledge, the Skiff is hosting a workshop on the Art of Freelancing as part of the Brighton Fringe.
Kati Byrne from Developing Dreams was presenting at the Business and Pleasure Summit in Brighton on the current state of 3D printing and a glimpse into the future.
The presentation was fantastic, very insightful and thought-provoking, despite internet access going down. Thanks to all those who attended.
The difference between these two articles on 3D printing from in utero scans caught my eye recently. Same process, same technology, but while one seems slightly freaky and outlandish, the other seems humanistic and innovative. Don’t think you’ll have any trouble spotting which is which… Continue reading
To take one pound of equipment into outer space costs around $10,000, according to Autodesk’s director of strategic research. It doesn’t take an accountant to figure out why governments are already ploughing swathes of cash into researching the application of 3D printing in a zero gravity environment. Continue reading
Developing Dreams have joined up with an incredibly skilled team to put forward an expression of interest for a funding proposal to the Technology Strategy Board. It contains a lot of great ideas and potential directions on making the most of 3D print technology. Continue reading
If you think that 3D printing is just about making tiny trinkets from expensive source material then this one is for you. Continue reading
Browser-based 3D is taking a giant leap forward thanks to a technology called WebGL. It isn’t fully supported by Internet Explorer or Apple ios yet (though jailbreakers on ios have ways and there is reportedly an Apple hack).
But if you are reading this on a mac or pc using a recent version of Firefox, Chrome, Opera or Safari then slip your brain into neutral because it’s time to take a trip…