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The TeachThought Podcast Episode 1: Making In The 21st Century With 3D Printers

by TeachThought Staff

Episode Description

Welcome to the first episode of the TeachThought Podcast!

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Laura Taalman, Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University and Senior Product Manager for Education at MakerBot. Among other topics, we discuss what it means to “make,” the possibility of emailing physical objects, 3D-printed titanium rib cages, and other absurd realities of a world where 3D printers exist.

Content

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why being a nerd is cool
  • What “thingiverse” is
  • How 3D printing is changing
  • How the idea of “making” is changing

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TeachThought Podcast Ep 1: Making In The 21st Century With 3D Printers