Mature Content Tagging (and more policy updates)

Shapeways Blog

Today, we’re rolling out a series of updates to the policies that govern what happens here at Shapeways. There are some smaller, incremental changes discussed towards the bottom of this post, but the biggest update is to our content policy. Other Policy Updates.

SOLIDWORKS’ New Subscription Policy

Jeff's Tool Shed

Effective January 1, 2016, the current subscription policy will change for SolidWorks customers. From the TPM blog: What is the new Subscription late policy? The post SOLIDWORKS’ New Subscription Policy appeared first on Jeff's Tool Shed. Rant SolidWorks Community SolidWorks SolidWorks Subscription PolicyThis seems to be flying under the radar a bit, but I’m not sure why.

Shapeways Updates their Terms and Conditions and Content Policy

It is a pretty universally accepted fact that most people don’t actually read the terms and conditions and policies for the products and services that they use, they generally just click accept and. 3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing Business Michael Weinberg Payment conditions Policy updates shapeways Shapeways Content Policy Shapeways Terms and Conditions terms and conditions

3D Printing & Policy: Public Knowledge Announces 4th Annual 3D/DC Event

3D Printing Industry

Policymakers, members of the public, and 3D printing companies from across the country will connect to discuss legislative regulations and policies surrounding 3D printing. If you go, you’ll get a chance to see 3D printing-oriented policy panels in action, as well as open up some conversations with participants. … The original post 3D Printing & Policy: Public Knowledge Announces 4th Annual 3D/DC Event appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

Shapeways Announces Major Changes to Terms & Conditions, Content Policy

3D Printing Business 3d printable content 3d printing service bureaus content policy dmca shapeways terms and conditions terms of serviceShapeways, the 3D printing service based in New York City, has just raised $30.5 million in Series D funding from heavy-hitting investors such as Hewlett Packard Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Sumitomo Corporation, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square... View the entire article via our website.

Spring Policy Updates

Shapeways Blog

Spring is in the air, and that means that it is time for a few policy updates here at Shapeways. As a reminder, if you want to go deeper you can always check out the archived versions of specific policies in order to compare them to the current one. In addition to the Shop Terms update, this update includes much smaller fixes to the general Terms and Conditions, the API Terms and Conditions, and the Content Policy. Content Policy.

Policy Updates from Shapeways

Shapeways Blog

Today we’re excited to roll out a batch of updates to our policies. As a reminder, you can always find links to archived versions of policies on that policy’s page. For those of you looking for a quick summary of the changes, here it is: - We’ve revised our content policy. The result is increased transparency around what we will and will not print, opening up a number of new possibilities for models. - We’ve updated our privacy policy.

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed…

Design 2 Part News

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed to Maintain Momentum. Clearly, government policy changes and expectations of those changes are key to accelerating the trend. Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report.

BEETHEFIRST’s New Filament Policy


BEEVERYCREATIVE has changed their filament usage policy - for the better. BEEVERYCREATIVE, the company who makes the snazzy BEETHEFIRST personal 3D printer, has issued a statement changing their policy regarding use of filament.

Bungled U.S. Energy Policy

Wohlers Talk

A lot needs to be fixed in the U.S. at the moment. At the risk of being the bearer of more bad news, here goes. Jonathan Gourlay, features editor of Desktop Engineering , wrote an interesting editorial in the August 2008 issue. He stated the following.  In the last fiscal year, the Energy Department had planned to spend.  $159 million on solar research and development.

Government policies working against U.S. manufacturing?

Design 2 Part News

By Fox Business. Humanscale CEO Bob King on what is needed to boost job growth in America. Manufacturing News

SPAM and Comment Policy Explanation

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

I have been blogging long enough to spot a comment pretending to praise the writing; but, is actually nothing more than a ploy designed to cover the real goal of dropping a SPAM link having nothing to do with 3D printing. I have deleted hundreds of them, if not thousands. I''ve lost count. Spammers, I moderate theses forums as closely and as timely as I can and delete those comments that contain links.

Duke University SLAPLAB Students Research & Document Information to Influence Policymakers Regarding 3D Printing & Other Technologies in the Future

3D Printing Business Science & Technology 3d printing laws 3D printing policies 3D printing science policy Amazon Mechanical Turk Artificial Intelligence laws and policies Duke Initiative for Science & Society Kenan Institute of Ethics MADLAB SLAPLABAs much as 3D printing often allows us to operate on that sharp cutting edge, presenting innovations that are completely new and would have previously been impossible, the technology has also dusted.

European Additive Manufacturing Strategy Offers Expert Input for Policies of the Future

3D printing and the world of additive manufacturing were an undeniably lawless realm at first. As uses for the technology have grown over the years though, and both industry and consumers are. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3d printing education 3d printing europe 3d printing industry analysis 3D printing intellectual property rights Additive manufacturing and global trade AM education CECIMO cybersecurity europe European Additive Manufacturing Strategy

Foreign Policy Magazine Names Jennifer Lewis 2014 Global Thinker for 3D Bioprinting Research

3D Printing Industry

a key member of the Wyss Institute Core Faculty has been selected as one of Foreign Policy‘s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 for her disruptive research into 3D bioprinting. … The original post Foreign Policy Magazine Names Jennifer Lewis 2014 Global Thinker for 3D Bioprinting Research appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Rachel Park. Jennifer Lewis, Sc.D.,

Risk-Takers Can Use Sculpteo’s Tools and “Print it Anyway” Policy for 3D Printable Models

So your 3D design is done and you are ready to have Sculpteo 3D print it. But the design does not pass Sculpteo’s immediate solidity check process, which means that the company. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software 3D model thickening tool 3d printable content 3d printable designs 3d printable files Immediate solidity check process sculpteo thickening thickening tool

UNYQ Collaborates with Studio Bitonti for 3D Printed Align Scoliosis Brace—Attractive, Lightweight & Smart

3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed orthotics 3D printed prosthetic covers 3D printed scoliosis brace Francis Bitonti Office of Science and Technology Policy Studio Bitonti The White House unyq UNYQ Align scoliosis brace UNYQ Peformance White House Office of Public EngagementWhen I hear the name Bitonti, I immediately see 3D printing and high fashion intersecting. A name that continues to grow in terms of fashion and materials innovation, we’ve long been.

America Makes announces project call, $5.9 million funding available

3D Printing Industry

Research AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory America Makes ATRQ Department of Defense Directed Project Calls for Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification DoD John Wilczynski Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy Office OSD/MIBP Rob GorhamAmerica Makes, the U.S. additive manufacturing accelerator based in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced a new round of funding for projects. The round is focused on Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification (ATRQ).

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Indian Government encourages advanced manufacturing with new plan

3D Printing Industry

National Policy for Advanced Manufacturing Ramesh AbhishekThe Indian Government is formulating a plan to improve its manufacturing output from the current level of 16% to 25% of GDP. The project places. Business Girish Shankar India Indian government industry 4.0

Facebook bans 3D printed guns in news feed, messenger and Instagram

3D Printing Industry

Legal and Regulatory Cody Wilson Defense Distributed downloadable gun facebook Firearms Policy Coalition Plastic LiberatorDespite Cody Wilson’s assertions, the debate over 3D printed guns is not over yet. Last week, social media giant Facebook became the latest organization to weigh-in on the discussion in an update to its Community Guidelines.

Testing Conducted on Orbital ATK's Partially 3D Printed Hypersonic Weapon Warhead

3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed warhead 3d printed weapons 3d printing in the military arms race Carnegie Institute's Nuclear Policy Program defense defense news hypersonic hypersonic warhead hypersonic weaponry military military 3d printing non-nuclear warhead Orbital ATK warhead testing weaponry weapons testing

Donald Trump Also Thinks 3D Printing is Important

3D Printing Robotics 3d printing in the military 3d printing politics artificial intelligence donald trump foreign policyThis week, something happened that may very well have been a historic moment: President Obama and Donald Trump agreed on something. In fairness, they may have agreed on other things in the past. View the entire article via our website.

CEO of GE Addresses Additive Manufacturing and Globalization in Letter to Shareholders

3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions economic policy Economics economy employment export-import bank ge global nationalism globalization government industrial internet Jeff Immelt jobs creation outsourcing politics shareholdersFor its 2016 Annual Report, GE‘s CEO Jeff Immelt wrote a letter to shareholders that attempts to weave together the core philosophy of GE, its vision for the future, and the way in which both. View the entire article via our website.

MakerBot Updates Terms of Use to Cover New Thingiverse Developer Portal

3D Design 3D Printing Business intellectual property makerbot MakerBot Developer Program MakerBot Terms of Use MakerBot Thingiverse Policy updates privacy terms of use thingiverse Thingiverse Developer Portal Thingiverse Developer ProgramA few weeks ago, Thingiverse reached out to developers with their new Thingiverse Developer Portal. Along with a series of new apps, the portal provides even more opportunities for interaction with a. View the entire article via our website.

Shapeways Joins Hundreds of Startups in Support of Net Neutrality

Shapeways Blog

3D Printing Industry net neutrality policyThis week, Shapeways is proud to join over 800 of our fellow startups and tech companies in support of net neutrality. Our letter to the chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commisson, Ajit Pai, reiterates the importance of a fair, open internet to Shapeways and the entire Shapeways community. This letter is necessary because Pai has indicated interest in rolling back the landmark open internet rules established by the FCC in 2015.

At 3D/DC, Gauging Trump’s Impact on the Maker Movement

Shapeways Blog

The new administration has so far been less vocal in its support, but, if this week’s 3D/DC policy conference is any indication, there’s reason to have hope that support will continue in the new administration. For full coverage of the 2-day event, follow Nation of Makers and Public Knowledge Policy Fellow Sara on Twitter. 3D Printing What's Hot #NationofMakers 3D Printing Industry News 3D/DC maker movement Making policy the future of 3D printing

Stratasys Promotes New Pathway – Aircraft Interiors Certification Solution

Additive Manufacturing

At the International Paris Air Show this past summer, Stratasys Ltd. announced a new pathway to help aircraft manufacturers achieve certification of additively manufactured airline interior parts faster and in a more cost effective manner.

Announcing the 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways IP policy Transparency Report What's HotToday we are releasing our Transparency Report covering 2017. As with previous reports , this year’s report is designed to give the Shapeways community insight into how we handle requests to remove, modify, or disclose information. The largest portion of the report covers how we handle accusations of infringement of intellectual property. We received 1,622 such accusations in 2017, up slightly from 2016.

Shapeways on Capitol Hill: 3D/DC 2016

Shapeways Blog

By providing a platform for discussion in front of Congressional policy makers, myself and the other participating in the panels got to have a voice in the discussion about where 3D printing will go next. 3D Printing Education 3D Education Congress policy STEAM STEAM Education STEM STEM education US GovernmentIt’s easy to think that great technology advances are inevitable, that they will flourish and provide the best possible world for the people making them.

Announcing the 2016 Shapeways Transparency Report

Shapeways Blog

While the entire Shapeways community is impacted by our policies covering things like copyright disputes and privacy, in most cases individual disputes over those issues happen behind closed doors. Community Shapeways What's Hot IP policy Transparency ReportToday we are happy to announce the Shapeways transparency report for 2016.

CECIMO Additive Manufacturing committee created to advance industrialisation of AM

3D Printing Industry

A new Additive Manufacturing committee created by the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies (CECIMO) has been established to improve dialogue between policy makers and the 3D printing industry.

CECIMO publishes European Additive Manufacturing Strategy to remain leader

3D Printing Industry

The 20 page document makes several recommendation for policies in relation. CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, has published an additive manufacturing strategy. Business CECIMO Filip Geerts SMEs

Canada issues draft guidance for 3D printed medical devices

3D Printing Industry

The document states, “Due to the fast-changing technological environment, Health Canada will continue to adapt its policy approach to 3D-printing as issues on the topic evolve,” “This […]. Health Canada, the national public health department of the Government of Canada, has released a draft guidance document for manufacturers intending to license implantable 3D printed medical devices.

3D-Printed Guns

Wohlers Talk

I believe it’s important to help educate our nation’s policy makers and the public on the realities of 3D-printed guns. With the “green light” looming for the 3D printing of guns on July 31, I was contacted by CNN, ABC7 News (San Francisco), and others.

UK publishes Digital Strategy outlining plans for Makerspaces, IP protection for 3D printing, and internationally connected Tech Hubs

3D Printing Industry

The policy follows a. The UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport has released a Digital Strategy for economic, educational and infrastructural growth of the nation. Business digital strategy Fab Labs Fablabs IP makerspaces manufacturing Northern Powerhouse Smart Factories Tech City Tech hubs

How to Avoid Locking Out the Microsoft SQL sa Account [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

Starting with Microsoft SQL 2005, the Password Policy and Password Lockout settings from your Windows OS (Found by going to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy > Account Policies) are automatically inherited by the MSQL sa account used by Enterprise PDM.

Sculpteo Responds To The Biggest Customer Concern


Sculpteo announced a new “48 hour” shipping policy that could change people’s. Sculpteo 3D print service logo. Read the whole entry. » » service


Wohlers Talk

Each has its own policies and procedures and is at a different stage of adoption. Note: Bob Appleton, president of RW Appleton & Company, Inc., authored the following. Obstacles to adopting additive manufacturing (AM) in any large organization are well known.

6 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS SP0

Modern Tech

Something that I always find interesting when speaking with fellow users, whether at a SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) or at their workplace, is their policy on upgrading to the latest release.

Cecimo pledges to push European additive manufacturing industrialisation at AMEC

3D Printing Industry

Last week, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, organized and co-hosted the 4th edition of The Additive Manufacturing European Conference (AMEC) in Brussels, Belgium, which gathered EU institutions and policy-makers to discuss measures to expand the landscape of industrial additive manufacturing.