3-D printers go beyond paper and ink go beyond paper and ink - Home-computer printers gave people the ability to produce bank statements, concert tickets, holiday cards and party invitations at the touch of a button. But what if you wanted to "print out" a dinner plate or armchair leg ? It sounds far-fetched and futuristic, but plastic extrusion machines - known as 3-D printers - are set to enter the home electronics market.
Please note, membership requests to this site are no longer being approved since the event has ended. Thank you for your interest in the conference and we hope this site will continue to be a resource for those interested in using Second Life for educational purposes. On May 25, 2007, 1300 educators from around the world gathered at the Second Life Best Practices in Education: Teaching, Learning, and Research 2007 International Conference in the virtual world of Second Life. The event was the first 24 hour, international conference ever to take place entirely within a virtual world. The multi-sim conference hosted over 30 academic presentations from several countries, including Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Participants received gift bags with over 100 educational items to use in Second Life. Second Life Best Practices in Education Conference 2007
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