by Thomas Beutel

Geeks of 3D website

Geeks3d is “All 3D Tech News, All The Time”, and they just covered the Shapeways announcement.

3D printing for model railroading?

Shapeways looks really interesting. According to Technology Review you upload a 3-D design to the website, and 10 days and $50-$100 later, you receive a polymer version of your design. I can see this as really handy for creating masters for items that I want to replicate in urethane or plaster, such as bridge parts […]

Useless use of private variable in void context (Perl)

Can you see what is wrong with this Perl code snippet? foreach my $cat (@$categories) { if ($cat->{col} == $column and $cat=>{pos} == $position) { return $cat; } } It gets the “Useless use of private variable in void context” at the last brace. Well, it took me a while, but it was the equal […]