If you’ve followed the 3D printing fever at all, you’ve likely come across stories about its possibilities for the developing world. Many in the maker community, as well as economists and doctors, rave about how 3D printing specifically, and technology in general, can help developing countries overcome their structural handicaps, like poor infrastructure and small industrial […]
Monthly Archives: April 2016
For a recent Teardown Tuesday, we dug into an 80’s-era Sharp audio cassette player. This was of particular interest to our students, since many of them weren’t familiar with the technology. To finish up, the various bits and bobs were knolled, just for the fun of it.
Two years ago a fellow Davidson student started a charity called Earth’s Kids Foundation. The model of his non-profit is to buy hand-made purses and bags from two communities of women in India and Kenya then resell them in the US to raise money to help children affected by trafficking networks. It is a double […]