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Print the Legend (Netflix documentary)

Manufacturing and Distributiona 3D  search in general: augmented reality: www.t-immersion.com | baseball cards: www.t-immersion.com | body scan & measure: http://it-fits.info | books: Tactile Picture Books Project | CAD: spaceclaim | drawing and sketching: JJKAirbrush, pixologic, 3Doodler pen | facility/process modeling: www.geomagic.com, www.quantapoint.com | free models: grabcad | gaming: musegames | learning: 3dvinci | maps: popviewmaps | presentations: impress.js | software tools: geomagic, autodesk, sketchup, spaceclaim | tour: floored, Google Business Photos | 2D-to-3D conversion: legend3D movies | training: tactustech | TV: shop printing and carving: www.dimensionprinting.com, makerbot, shapeways | animation-to-print | buildings: Canal House, sand castles to buildings | carving: Carvey | collaboration: thingiverse | handheld: lixpen | movies: Print the Legend | printers: Isis3D, printeer kids, printrbot, 3dsystems, Voxeljet Drawing | Product Engineering

3D printing will one day give us the power to make almost anything, but to handle that power responsibly, we must start by asking how we want to make ourselves.

Brooklyn Game Lab

Primarily an after school program where kids (ages 7-13) play modern, multiplayer board games and card games, discuss tactics, analyze mechanics, improve rules, create expansions and become game designers.

Software Gaming It was his victory, not theirs, and a hollow one at that, a cheat; why did they act as if he had won with honor? Ender’s Game in general: addiction | anti-cheat protection: cognisafe | casual gaming: www.casualcollective.com, popcap, www.wildtangent.com | consoles: ouya| developers: Reloaded, www.ngmoco.com, trionworlds, www.turbine.com, wooga | development platforms: unity3d | documentary: The Story of Mojang | drive traffic to games: playerize | free: kabam strategy, nexon | game for good: hoopla | genetics: phylo | gesture recognition: omekinteractive | hand motion sensing: eyesight-tech, http://www.invensense.com/ | industry news: www.gamesindustry.biz, idlethumbs | in-game advertising: supersonicads | kids: Brooklyn Game Lab after school,  search spongebob | literacy: instituteofplay | massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG): curse, redrobotlabs, zam | new game a day: bigfishgames | on-demand: chess, gaikai, www.gametap.com, kongregate, onlive, http://www.powerchallenge.com/ | professional gaming: www.mlgpro.com | puzzles: cartalk, http://thinks.com | search: gaming | social gaming: playdom, 6waves | 3D: musegames | trading cards: fightmymonster | ugo | video networrk: machinima | virtual trading: www.livegamer.com | zero-sum gamification big ideas: kids learn to code, and, code to learn | about | blogs: seriousgamesmarket | brain training: lumosity | charity: theplaymob | corporate learning: axonify | education: classroom, gamedesk.org, gogolabs, tutpup | forums: gamification summit | health: healthprize, reflexionhealth rehab | kids build games: gamestarmechanic, ScratchJr  | quizzing: quipper | science: global warming | social change & impact: gamesforchange | social rewards & loyalty: badgeville, bigdoor | tools: twochop mobile: http://www.xendex.com/ | zynga real-time player behavior | King: Candy Crush books, articles, reports: Creating Casual Games for Profit & Fun Partridge | Ender’s Game Card | Fun Inc. Chatfield | Of Dice and Men Ewalt | Reality Is Broken McGonigal | Solving tough problems with games Schrope | Violent Video Games: More Playing Time Equals More Aggression | Why Gamification Is Serious Business Ryan Parenting | Golf | Sci-Fi | Virtual | Investing | Robotics | Google | Biotech

Whitehouse Maker Faire 2014

To celebrate America’s students and entrepreneurs who are inventing the future with new technologies and techniques, the President is hosting the first-ever White House Maker Faire on Wednesday, June 18. The event will feature Makers, innovators, and entrepreneurs of all ages who are using cutting-edge tools to bring their ideas to life.

Development of Technology / Human Work DIY do it yourself White House Maker Faire  search in general: democratization of making | about | autos: local motors design | bicycles: sandwhichbikes | big data: clearstorydata | blocks: marble plans | bookmark: post-it sp | cakes: fondant | comics: I Draw Comics Sketchbook & Reference Guide | crafts: craft production, craftsy learn | digital designs: thingiverse | film: swedefest | fold tee shirt | forums: Boy/Girl Scouts, diynetwork, instructables, makerfaire | furniture: AtFAB, sketchchair | global village construction set: opensourceecology | guides: snapguide | hardware: Raspberry Pi |  homegrown food | houses: WikiHouse | knife kit | learn/teach: Boy Scouts, skillshare | legal documents: rocketlawyer | MacGyver | magazines & portals: familyhandyman, Makeshift | mapping: balloon mapping | marketing collaterals: makrplace | online bookstore: aStore | planners | projects: diynetwork | screen printing: Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, lumi.co | surfboards: mobile classroom | tee shirts: snorgtees, threadless | trading algorithms: quantopian | wall decals: stickytiki | woodblock prints: etchpop curation: art: articurate electronics: circuits: Circuit Scribe |hardware platform: teagueduino | infrared cameras: flir, infrared | keyboard: makeymakey | kits: Evil Mad Scientist | parts: radioshack, sparkfun | soldering: MightyOhm | spectrometry kit | synthesizer: littleBits hobbies & toys: cardboard animals: kineticcreatures | comic strip: magnetcomic | dollhouse | Free Universal Construction Kit | model airplanes: paper, thequadshot | robots: Moss repairs: carmd, ifixit | waterproofing: getflexseal tools & machines: fablab | laser cutting: epiloglaser | shop class: Shop Class as Soulcraft Crawford | windmills | zen and the art videos: cloud: animoto, shakr | film thyself: swivl | hyperlapse: Google Street View | mobile: directr.co | monetize: pivotshare | tracking shots: cinetics articles, blogs, books, magazines, portals: Animoto Video Platform for the Non-Professional sp | Make | ReadyMade 100 Project Manual | Handmade Nation Levine | The American Boy's Handy B

Kickstarter’s $1B milestone

Knowledge Creation Ideas The day before something is a breakthrough, It is a crazy idea. Diamandis in general: big thinkers, forums, conferences: www.bigthink.com, chicagoideas, dld-conference, DO Lectures, www.edge.org, www.flowidealism.org, gelconference, 99u, www.youtube.com/user/eurozeitgeist08, www.ted.com, theUPexperience, whatmattersnow | dream big: HBR’s Audacious List | interdisciplinary: einsteinforum | matching problems/solutions: www.ideacrossing.org, www.innocentive.com | publications: www.oneworld-publications.com | re-inventing instant film: www.the-impossible-project.com | self-healing concrete | skysails | social innovation: www.poptech.org | storyboards: andyleestoryboards | swarm power: LichtBlick | teachers deliver healthcare: www.youtube.com/watch?v=19yIGjH3joE | thought-to-action: http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2009/06/braingate2 | technology petting zoo: www.davidleeking.com/tag/technology-petting-zoo | what to do? schemer | Zayed Future Energy Prize: www.zayedfutureenergyprize.com centers: College of Creative Studies | Creative Education Foundation | Creative Problem Solving Institute | International Center for Studies in Creativity | International Forum of Creativity Organizations | veer lightning talks: Participants get a 5-minute opportunity to present bold, new ideas for research activities, products, or outreach efforts. Each 5-minute slot features 7 slides that auto-advance every 20 seconds. At the end of the talk, the screen goes black and the floor is opened for questions for the remainder of the 5-minute slot. sp notebooks: chronotebook | electronic: evernote, livescribe, omnigroup, OneNote 2013 | field notetaking: adapx, mollyjogger | lifelogging: daytum, gordon bell, looxcie videocam, one second per day, personalarchiving, quantifiedself | paper: Action Runner, A-log, behance, blurb personalized, calepino, cork, Japanese grid notebook | moleskine, resketch, rhodiapads, start here, white lines books: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell | Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko | Doodles by Taro Gomi | Imagination First by Eric Liu and Scott Noppe-Brandon | Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer | Leonardo's Notebooks by Leonardo da Vinci | Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip & Dan Heath | Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky Creativity | Big Ideas | Cloud | Collaboration | Crime | Design | Drawing