Bold Machines, a new workshop in Brooklyn headed by MakerBot founder Bre Pettis and owned by Stratasys, is an entrepreneurial garage which plans to give gives architects, designers, and artists access to 3D-printing tools and expertise.
We take a photo tour around Makerbot’s new 3D printer factory in Brooklyn.
The annual SXSW Interactive festival kicked off on Friday with a call to makers, designers, and creators to build devices and hardware. In a new twist, the physical world is outshining the virtual one.
Media Rights Capital Secures $350 Million; film, TV and digital production company gets money in the form of a three-year revolving credit facility with a network of banks led by JP Morgan Chase and Comerica. (Variety)
Lisa Kudrow Stars in Lexus Web Series; former Friends star plays a “nutty shrink” in Web Therapy, part of a slate of original programming at Lexus’ LStudio.com. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Watch People Hit On Each Other; WooMe launches WooMe TV where you can see two people awkwardly talk to each other as they look for love (or something more immediate). (WooMe)
Associated Press Shifts Video to thePlatform; wire service’s Online Video Network departs from Microsoft on the technology front, but will keep the Redmond giant for ad sales. (paidContent)
Bre Pettis’ Pilot Airs This Week; online how-to guy’s History Hacker debuts on Sept. 26. (NextNewNetworks Blog)
MixTube Uses YouTube for Music Playlists; service strips out the audio portion of music videos for users to listen to. (Silicon Alley Insider)
Oregon Woman Uses Ustream for Sign Security; tired of having her political signs stolen from her yard, woman uses the live-streaming service to monitor them (at one point, she was the 6th most-watched stream on Ustream). (Oregonlive.com)