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3D Printing Hackathon

Credit: James Coleman

Credit: James Coleman

On Saturday, February 9th, two local makerspaces, Freeside Atlanta and My Inventor Club, hosted their first ever 3D Printing Hackathon.  The free event, hosted in their adjacent spaces in West Atlanta, gave folks in the community an opportunity to witness 3D printing firsthand, while at the same time learning about related topics like 3D design and 3D scanning.  Well over 50 people attended, with some making the trip from as far away as Chattanooga.

Credit: James Coleman

Credit: James Coleman

The highlight of the event was its panel, drawing some well respected names from the 3D printing community.  As an illustration of how technology is removing some of the traditional barriers to bringing people together, many of the speakers were not present physically.  Organizers hosted a Google hangout and projected the discussion onto a huge screen for event attendees.

Here are some of the highlights:

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