The Fab Lab

June 29, 2017 jlion 0

My oldest son and I just completed a three day course in “mold making and resin casting” at the Northhampton Community College Fab Lab. It was a great experience. I signed us up because my son had been 3D printing fidget spinners. He had sold a couple that he made to friends, but they were relatively expensive to make …

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Uber and Ayn Rand

June 25, 2017 jlion 0

I’ve been following the trials and tribulations of Uber for quite a while. Uber was initially celebrated as disruptive and a game changer, a company that would radically transform American transportation. However, even in the beginning there were complications. Heavily licensed and inspected taxi cab drivers were up in arms at competition from an upstart free from the mandates that …