dan shapiro

Glowforge raises $22 million to popularize its 3-D laser printers, catalog of materials

Of all the ways to make a 3-dimensional object, 3D printing is still the freshest, whether what’s involved is plastic extrusion, milling away wood or metal, or the spinning of cells into functional

Seattle’s Glowforge Is Building A Maker Machine To Challenge Amazon Prime

Former Googler, programmer and entrepreneur, Dan Shapiro, is building a new type of 3D printer. Which actually isn't a printer at all; it's a laser cutting machine called Glowforge...

Robot Turtles Is A Board Game Designed By A Googler To Teach Kids Core Coding Principles

There are plenty of online resources aimed at teaching kids coding but here's an offline take that uses old school gamification to get kids engaged and learning programming principles while they're ha