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3D Printed “Names Dress” – 300 Powerful Women in STEAM

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Here are just some of the 3D-printed handwritten names that make up the Names Dress, part of the Sustainable Thinking exhibit at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence, Italy: This conceptual…

Unreasonably large bounds on Reidemeister move sequences

Unreasonably large bounds on Reidemeister move sequences 600 456 mathgrrl

On this episode of My Favorite Theorem, cohosts Evelyn J. Lamb and Kevin Knudson talk with Laura Taalman, a math professor at James Madison University, to raise a glass to a lavishly impractical theorem about knots: a 1998 theorem of Haas and Lagarias that gives unreasonably huge bounds on the length of trivializing sequences of Reidemeister moves… // My Favorite Theorem podcast

MyMiniFactory + mathgrrl

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Laura Taalman, otherwise known as mathgrrl, has been prolifically uploading 3D models to the My Mini Factory platform since 2013. She now has nearly 200 models online, all available to download for free. She is also a Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University, a talented 3D designer, and knows her way around an Ultimaker 2… // Designer Spotlight at MyMiniFactory

New Hacktastic blog!

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We’re back from break after finishing the MakerHome 3D-print-a-day-for-a-year project, and picking up the pieces at a new blog. Join us over at Hacktastic: