• xTalks: Digital Discourses

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Introduction to Making: Rapid 3D Fabrication at MIT.... and Beyond

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Do you want learn more about 3D printing, rapid fabrication and 'maker spaces'? This joint IS&T and ODL xTalks event will give you an overview of what is happening at MIT as well as a look into how alums are taking it out into the world. We will begin with a crash course on the basics and key concepts by IS&T's Sr. Education & Sustainability IT Project Manager Jonathan Hunt, followed by a series of short examples of its use at MIT from a panel of pioneers active in this area. Nancy Ouyang, Aaron Ramirez, Nadya Peek, and Alban Cobi from the Edgerton Center will be sharing presentations and demos. After the presentations will be a panel discussion with Q&A.