A colleague asked me the other day for a “practical” use of a 3D printer. Unfortunately, I forgot about this site that I heard about at Computers in Libraries: Cookie Caster. It allows you to custom design your own cookie cutters and then send the design to a 3D printer for production. Now how’s that for cool?
Michael Sauers is currently the Technology Innovation Librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been training librarians in technology for more than 15 years. He has also been a public library trustee, a bookstore manager for a library friends group, a reference librarian, serials cataloger, technology consultant, and bookseller. He earned his MLS in 1995 from the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy. Michael’s twelfth book, Google Search Secrets (w/ Christa Burns) was published October 2013 and has two more books on the way. He has also written dozens of articles for various journals and magazines. In his spare time he blogs at travelinlibrarian.info, runs Web sites for authors and historical societies, takes many, many photos, and reads more than 100 books a year. View all posts by Michael Sauers