Feb
18

Get To The Point Already

In our busy world, there are two content styles that I find frustrating: The first uses long introductions to frame the content. The second uses an old presentation template of: Intro: Tell them what you’re going to tell them Body: Tell them Summary:…

Like Us on:
Feb
11

Everyone Is An Executive Reader

Everyone these days has too many things competing for their attention, just like an Executive. As such, we scan instead of read, and our eyes glaze over when we see large blocks of text. As creators, if we want our message to get…

Like Us on:
Feb
4

Blender for 3d Printing

Blender (www.blender.org) is a fantastic program for a number of 3d tasks. Teaching blender from scratch is a big topic. Today, I’m just going to cover some topics specific to 3d printing, and show you some settings and tools to facilitate 3d printing.…

Like Us on:
Jan
28

The Genius of the 30 Day Challenge

The secret to getting better and faster at anything is to practice a little every day. Chip away at it a little bit at a time until you’ve mastered it and it becomes second nature. A 30 day challenge can take you from…

Like Us on:
Jan
21

Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

So much of our content comes to us fully formed. People use to have to read and imagine the characters and scenes. Even the old radio theater left a lot to your imagination. With the advent of motion pictures, we don’t get to…

Like Us on:
Jan
14

Going Vegan – Experience Report

A few years ago, I went vegetarian, and then vegan. It was a gradual process, and has worked so well for me, that I feel like a bit of an evangelist – compelled to share it with anybody who will listen. Disclaimer: This…

Like Us on:
Jan
7

Clean Slate

Out with the Old, In with the New. Or so the saying goes. This past week, I’ve been moving into a new computer. I always love moving into a new computer. It’s more than picking a new wallpaper, although that took longer than…

Like Us on:
Dec
31

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 5

Last time we discovered that the FLSun QQ-S profile that comes with Cura 4.3.0 works pretty well, out-of-the-box. Of course there is always room for fine tuning. Unfortunately, I did not make much progress this week, so today, I’m just going to share…

Like Us on:
Dec
24

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 4

Last time we assembled, tested and calibrated the steps per mm of the printer. Now we’ll continue with the calibration steps by pushing some filament through and adjusting the printer profile. Per Filament Calibration Filament Diameter: Average at least 3 readings from a…

Like Us on:
Dec
17

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 3

With the printer and accessories in hand, let’s get started. While the printer arrived quickly, the MicroSD card and PLA filament took longer to get here. FLSun QQ-S Pro Initial impression is that the FLSun QQ-S Pro is well made. While I had…

Like Us on: