Posts in category: ‘How to’

My Summer Project: Rainbow Horse Zoetrope Lamp on the Stratasys J750

I love animation, antiques, photons, trigonometry, and the visible portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. How to bring them all together in one project? 3D-printing!

I was inspired by this 3D-printed sundial to develop a voxel slicer that can slice a hollow cylinder to approximate a zoetrope.

For subject matter I went with the classic zoetrope trope: Eadweard Muybridge's galloping horse. And obviously rainbows as well because they are awesome.
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7 Tips to Help You Master Media Interviews

Working with the press and media -- whether it's online, broadcast and print reporters and editors, bloggers, freelance writers, and others -- is an important part of being a business. "Working with" can include everything from media interviews and being quoted in topical articles, to being included in product round-ups.
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6 Tips On Getting Funding for Your Engineering Research

Research is essential for advancement. However, finding proper funding for it is hard. Most researchers need it - doctoral students, postgraduates, senior researchers and so on.

Even though governments and charities offer money, there are still too many researchers for that funding to be enough. That’s why you need to learn to find and apply for funding on your own. Here is how:

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How to Prepare Yourself to Study Design in School

If you’re thinking of studying design in school, you’ll want to do everything you can to maximize your chances of gaining a place in a good course. If you’re aiming high, you may want to do everything you can to secure a seat at one of these prestigious institutions and elevate your career prospects. Most courses are non-specific in what subjects prospective pupils study in high school, though some may ask for a top grade in an art or design related subject, which could include art, design and technology, graphic communication, textile design or photography. 

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