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    The link between value and price…

    by  • December 3, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Shapeways, one of our favorite 3d printing services, just tried an experiment by raising the price of one of their bestselling products from $25 to $45. That’s not so strange in the business world, but the unusual thing about it was that they were completely upfront about their reasons and posted it in their...

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    PhysicalDesignCo teams up with 100kGarages

    by  • October 4, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    PhysicalDesignCo, the innovative design group of MIT Architects that creates digitally fabricated structures like the New Orleans house in the MoMA “Home Delivery” show, recently announced that they will be using 100kGarages Fabbers to manufacture their custom designs for easy-to-assemble interlocking structures. Pioneers in the field of user-generated architecture and digital fabrication, PhysicalDesignCo will...

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    100kGarages generating a lot of buzz

    by  • September 30, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Here’s a quick sampling of postings about 100kgarages from last week…looks like we’re not the only ones that think we’re on to something powerful: http://www.treehugger.com http://www.core77.com/blog http://blog.p2pfoundation.net http://www.geekzone.co.nz http://mass-customization.blogs.com http://www.fabbaloo.com http://www.best-practice-business.de/blog (English translation here) http://www.springwise.com http://futurismic.com http://coinnovative.com/distributed-design-and-manufacturing-is-here/ http://blog.ponoko.com http://noodleplay.com http://bx.businessweek.com/urban-planning

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    Newsletter#4 09-09-09

    by  • September 11, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Our big news in this issue is that the first phase of 100kGarages is live! That means that Fabbers can “officially” sign up to be included on the Fabbers Map (no more “early adopters”!), and Makers can browse the map to find a local shop or post a job on the 100kGarages JobBoard. We’ve...

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    Newsletter#3 07-25-09

    by  • July 27, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Things are moving along with 100kGarages on a lot of fronts…here’s the latest news: The big news is that the content is locked while the Ponoko guys work on the registration modules and the JobBoard. We’re looking forward to being REALLY live. Fortunately we can keep adding Fabbers to the map while David and...

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    Newsletter#2 06-12-09

    by  • June 14, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    We opened up the Fabbers Map to early adopters a couple of days ago and got a great response. So much so that we closed registration to help us sort out what worked (and what didn’t) and to refine the questions in the signup form to make it easier (for us really!). We’ve just...

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