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I have a confession to make. I have a bit of an obsession with inexpensive, flatpacked, self-assembly furnishings manufacturer IKEA. And only part of it is the nonsensical Scandinavian names of their products, which I’m convinced are actually dirty words in Swedish.
There's been a lot of debate on how to get young girls more involved in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum. There's some controversy about the practice of pinkifying tech in order to allegedly make it more interesting to females; the implication is that to get girls...
These days most people can simply buy a pre-made 3D printer and only need to press a button to get it to work, but there are those in the maker community who feel the only real way to understand how 3D printing technology works is to go back to the beginning and build your own.