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The Beautiful Math of 3D Printed Mobiles


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Very nicely done gentlemen!
#1 Stijn / Virtox on 2013-05-15 15:13 (Reply)
Thanks Virtox!
#2 Henry Segerman (Homepage) on 2013-05-16 00:50 (Reply)
Great objects! I wish you'd let them speak for themselves though instead of "utilizing" all that bs...
#3 wahtah on 2013-05-16 07:59 (Reply)
So, you'd rather they just post the pictures and then get dozens of people posting questions asking "How did you get them to balance?" or this or that...!
#4 Glenn (Homepage) on 2013-05-16 12:08 (Reply)
First off, I'm sorry for being a bit grumpy... I have no problem with there being a text, it's just the style and content which grates... I know, it's not aimed at the likes of me, it's there to be copied by re-bloggers who don't know much about 3d printing anyway and will be impressed by the bold claims... whoops, here I go again, time to take my happy pills...
#5 wahtah on 2013-05-16 15:20 (Reply)
Woah dude, just look at the pretty pictures.
#6 Anonymous on 2013-05-16 16:57 (Reply)
hmmmmm, pretty pictures!!! :-)
#7 wahtah on 2013-05-16 17:23 (Reply)
While the images do speak volumes by themselfes, there are those such as myself that appreciate the commentary. Sharing some of the technical details may seem superfluous to some, but to others, especially other designers and others who enjoy contemplating the technical complexities, it has value in that it fosters innovation, providing mental stimulus that lead to new ideas.
#8 Anonymous on 2013-05-17 05:55 (Reply)
Second one looks almost exactly like an Alexander Calder.
http://kaitschott.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/calderearrings.jpg
#9 Niche Design on 2013-05-22 05:20 (Reply)

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