3D printing technologies explained

In this post, I would like to give an overview of the 3D printing technologies which exist today. Each of these technologies deserves a blog post on its own, but...

Impact of 3D printing on product design

Three weeks ago, I wrote about how 3D printing as a manufacturing technology can impact supply chain. This week I am writing about the impact on product design and then...

Value creation in 3D printing

3D printing has been around for decades, but the technology has gathered more mindshare and media attention in the recent years. Still the state of the industry is in its...

Wall thickness, feature size and structural strength for 3D printing

One of the appealing aspects of 3D printing is the freedom the designer has in his design. But even with 3D printing there are limitations to what a 3D printer...

Apps are winning! No wait! The browser is winning!

Web vs native apps

The big promise of web 2.0 was that eventually all applications would run inside a web browser and that native apps would go away. This was in early 2000s. We’ve...

World’s most valuable company is joining the bandwagon of spreading misinformation

Apple’s weird rebuttal to Spotify’s EU complaint

Apple published a press release to defend their position with regard to Spotify’s complaint to the EU about the App Store practices. The narrative in this press release is…. questionable....

Impact of 3D printing on supply chain

When 3D printing becomes mainstream, it will have a major impact on many aspects of manufacturing and design processes. In the next weeks, I am writing a series of posts...

Personal tech, gadgets and apps

What did I use in 2018?

One of my main reasons for writing is that I can document my thoughts and visit them later. It’s interesting to see how opinions, assumptions and the world changes over...

Can supply chain made simpler with on-demand manufacturing?

One of the challenges for launching products by individual designers and small firms is to setup and manage their supply chain. Launching a product from an idea is not easy....

Future platforms

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon (GAFA) are now the most valuable and successful companies in the world. This also means that they’re maturing rapidly and this means the platforms they...