This 3D-printed house aims to end homelessness. Could it work?
A printing company and a nonprofit think they’ve found a solution to global poverty: 3D-printed houses. But activists warn the solution might not be as simple as it sounds. New Story, a charity dedicated to providing shelter for impoverished and distressed communities, and printing company ICON collaborated to design a house which can be built with a 3D printer in under a day for about $4,000. The 3D-printed house made its debut during this year’s South by Southwest. ICON says it has built other prototypes, though this is the first one it says is actually livable. The house is roughly… This story continues at The Next Web
Cryptocurrency projects can crash and burn if developers don’t predict how humans will abuse their blockchains. Once a decentralized digital economy is released into the wild and the coins start to fly, it’s tough to implement fixes to the smart contracts that govern them. That’s why Incentivai is coming out of stealth today with its […]
The Discord Store is still in a limited soft launch in Canada, but developer Hero Blocks is already planning to bring its upcoming robotic-sports sim Mad Machines to that service as part of its First On Discord program. As Discord expands its service from communications to also selling games, it announced that it will help […]