Author Archive: Jason Griffey

Dispatches, by Jason Griffey

3D: A Status Report

September 1, 2017

One thing that has helped the 3D printing business take off is the availability of freely shareable models for just about anything. The most popular online library of 3D models is Thingiverse, a free resource owned by MakerBot Industries. Thingiverse allows anyone who has created a model to upload it to the website and make … Continue reading 3D: A Status Report



A user in the NASA booth takes a virtual tour of Mars at SXSWi in Austin, Texas.

South by Southwest Interactive, Day Two

March 17, 2016

The highlight of the speech was about digital initiatives that the White House is promoting to help level the field for access in the US, but the president stumbled over referring to the OpenEbooks Initiative being led by the Digital Public Library of America, the New York Public Library, the White House, and other stakeholders. Luckily, a friendly librarian … Continue reading South by Southwest Interactive, Day Two