3DPI Interviews Dr. Adrian Bowyer for Series on RepRap’s 10th Anniversary | #opensource #3DPrinting #3DThursday @3dprintindustry
Celebrating RepRap’s 10th anniversary year, 3D Printing Industry are publishing a series of interviews with kickstarters and luminaries of the DIY 3D-printing village of makers, beginning with an interview of Dr. Adrian Bowyer from the RepRap project:
Today is the official anniversary of RepRap. At 3D Printing Industry we are marking the occasion in a series of interviews with those closely linked to the project. If you’ve used a desktop FFF 3D printer the chances are that the RepRap project has influenced the design of the hardware or software.
I asked Dr. Adrian Bowyer a few questions about the origins of the RepRap project, the need for open source in 3D printing and what’s next for the industry.
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