I love pretty much everything on this page of 3D printer art that also houses computers:
I'm moving into the purchasing phase now that procurement is complete and the custom part designs are tested and stable enough that I'm comfortable committing money at a larger (but still small) scale. I'm negotiating the cable assembly prices and have ordered the resin. Unless the global supply chain collapses thanks to trade wars, chip plant fires, global pandemics, and ships running aground this first batch will be 100 units of a single stock keeping unit (SKU).
The new soybean-based resins are pretty versatile in terms of appearance and tactile experience with relatively minor changes to the initial print and post-processing. Their energy footprint and cradle-to-grave cycle is excellent compared to most other options for this use. These case design iterations all use the same resin with variations in UV curing time, alcohol or water baths, and a few drops of black dye.
After a design research phase it can be fun to move on to persona development. Over the years I picked up a few tricks to encourage stakeholders to remember and enjoy "working for" the personas during the design process:
🌸 Alliteration in names
🌸 A one-line description of their role
🌸 A color code associated with each persona
I just put to bed issue 43 of the Immersive Web Weekly in which I cover Boids, XREngine, Panopticon Parents, Axel F (of all things) and much more. A lot of news this week!
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