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Nils Hitze
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Looks like one can pin posts again.

Renting out mine for 99 €/month to whoever wants it.

Incl. Video or Image and Backlink.

Alternative payment via possible - six months special package for the Avengers Helicarrier.

Just let me know or here on G+
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+Nils Hitze I have nothing against what you do. I know you don't just promote for money (ie the whole makibox thing) but I would have been really surprised if you didn't do rented posts.
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Good discussion including comments from some big players
Answers to the questions I had going into the Ultimaker 3 launch event (plus a few surprises):

The nozzle lift does not require an extra motor. The left nozzle is fixed, and the right nozzle drops below it or lifts above it using a switch on the side of the effector, and there's a piece of plastic on the side that the it runs the switch into to toggle it (judging by the force needed to switch it by hand, it's probably close to the stall torque on the Y axis).

The OLED display does appear to have been replaced with an LCD, for some reason.

The construction is almost identical to the UM2 aside from the effector. It looked like it might have been built out of different materials because of the lack of black dibond edges, but it's the same material with a white core. They did, however, remove the indentations from the top that allow the machines to be stacked.

The Matterhackers guys said that they're still using the same old ultimaker controller boards (still no 32-bit), but have added a single-board computer (Raspberry Pi equivalent) running linux to handle the networking, flash drive, and camera. Camera images are retrieved by Cura using an HTTP request, so it will be easy to set up something else to monitor them.

Nozzle height is calibrated with a capacitive system (most likely measuring the movement of the nozzle/heater block when the printcore spring compresses).

Everything but the print cores was a bit underwhelming, and I would rather have seen those as part of the UM2+ upgrade (probably the only reason this didn't happen was because of the added wires needed to connect to the new components).

Between this and the proliferation of multi-input-single-output bowden systems, I think 2017 will be the year that desktop multi-extrusion really catches on.
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A new trend has arrived when it comes to our beloved PLA filaments: Adding impact modifiers that promise to make it "about 12 times stronger than ordinary PLA". Can it really pull that off?
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We are pleased to announce a significant upgrade to one of our more popular OSS projects. Chaos Monkey 2.0 is now on github! Years a...
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Looking to fill FIVE different IT related roles

- all fulltime
- all in Munich
- contact me or my Head of IT or write me a DM

WebDeveloper (Magento experience would be great)
FrontEnd Developer
Software Architect (Jack of all tracks and what I am doing right now)
System Administrator (KVM, Centos Systems, Netapp, just to drop a few buzzwords)

OEW is a quite old Agency (90+ years) in the center of Munich but is transforming to something modern and new right now. It needs some help with the process and this help could be you. I'm not lying it will be a somewhat painful process for some in this company but I'm 100% sure that together with some new people, ideas and drive we can do it.
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Oh nice +Manuel Sambs 

That brings back a LOT of memories
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I own book 1 to 30 or so as ebook. :)
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I need your help :

I created to help the community to find new filament with ease by collecting data about filaments all over the world. I launched last week a new feature where users can share their print settings for the combination printer and filament. The goal is to collect as much data as possible , create default profile and avoid the trial and error process when using a new product. All the user's settings are shared under Creative Commons by-nc-sa/4.0 licence.

I launched a contest to celebrate the new feature with Wanhao, Colorfabb, Extrudr and Innofil. If you register on, you have one chance to win. If you share a print setting, one more chance. The more you share, the more likely you will win one of the 35 prizes.

Contest page :

Thanks for your help !

PS : feedback is encouraged. If your filament or printer is not listed, please comment this post.

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Very good article for junior (and every other) developers
This is the talk I have given at App Builders Switzerland on April 25th, 2016.
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As you write a bug report, here are some things that will make your bug report more effective and increase the likelihood of the bug actually getting fixed.
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if there is a crash log of system report found found under help or help->support... include the crash log. 
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And it's gone. Srsly +Ultimaker​ you just killed it. There will be people that will pay that but not me. Ever. And neither schools. I will recommend the U1 Plus on any single day, but this... Nope

For the lazy, the price is 3900 €
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+Jeff DeMaagd yeah my bad. Just looked like acrylic, but hey, never afraid to be wrong. 
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Gentleman Nerd, Dad, Transhumanist
I am Nerd. I'm father of 7. <3 #3dprinting #maker #zombie #voltcola #makibox

Note: If you want me to promote your: software, app, company, service, ngo - just write me an email ( - also if you need help organizing your UserGroup Event (BarCamp/Hackathon), i can/will eventually help for free.

I am happen to be a dad of seven lovely children, married to a wonderful wife (since 2004) and im working as a 1st/2nd Level TechSupporter for a company named BörseGo in Munich.

What makes me so nerdy is my addiction to knowledge/makers, spreading wisdom, my wish to make the world better than i've entered it and my strong believe that it is possible to do this with teaching and technology.

I love Zombies, Gaming, NERF Guns, MineCraft, LEGO, 3D Printing, Hackerspaces and there is almost no country in the world where i don't know at least ONE person who i could ask about their local TechCommunity.

I was the official Speaker of german GTUGs, the GoogleTechnologyUserGroups (now know as GDGs, Google Developer Groups)

I am also Founder of the GTUG Munich

If you want to get your TechEvent organized or evangelize your API, Gadget or Product, just ask me: i can be hired for exactly this. Plus i can be payed in LEGOs. No joke!

Organizer of:

Was organizing:
Developer Weekend #gddde 2011
PHP UG Munich (2006-2010)
DevDusk Munich (2008-2009)

Part of Team Techism, TechEvents in Munich:

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CC BY-NC - means you are allowed to share/remix my content as long as it's for Non Commercial Use. If it's for Commercial use, just ask me:

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can count binary with my fingers, has seven kids, Level 51 EventOrganizer, Level 60 Networker
  • Macromedia Akademie für neue Medien
    Mediadesigner Web, 2000 - 2002
  • Gymnasium Puchheim
    1993 - 1999
  • Gymnasium Rasso Fürstenfeldbruck
    1999 - 2000
  • Grundschule Eichenau
    1990 - 1992
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geb. Adomeit, Kojote
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  • OE+W GmbH
    Software Architect, 2016 - present
    CEO, 2012 - present
    I am CEO of a small 3d Printing Service/Reseller Startup in Munich, Germany called 3dDinge (3dThings). We provide Service around FDM 3d Printing, sell materials and a small handpicked collection of 3d Printers.
  • Make Munich
    Founder, present
  • BQ
    Product Department of Education and DIY, 2015 - 2016
  • BörseGo AG
    Incident Manager, 2010 - 2015
    Community Manager, 2014 - 2015
    For a new news portal about 3dPrinting for B2C i am working as a part time Community Manager / Social Media Growth Hacker
  • GameCamp Munich
    Orga, 2009 - 2012
  • GTUG Munich
    Leader, 2009 - 2012
  • Makible Ltd
    Community Manager, 2012 - 2013
    I was the Community Manager of Makible LTD, producer of the Makibox 3d Printer, most affordable Desktop 3d Printer
  • GTUG Worldwide
    Admin, 2011 - 2012
  • GTUG Germany
    Speaker, 2011 - 2012
  • BarCamp Munich
    Orga, 2008 - 2011
  • Bigmouthmedia GmbH
    Senior Technical Consultant, 2008 - 2010
  • Design Aspekt GbR
    Web Developer, 2006 - 2008
  • Commedia GmbH
    Editor, 2004 - 2006
  • Ontime Data AG
    Developer, 2002 - 2002
  • Global Media Applications
    WebDeveloper, 2002 - 2003
  • DevDusk Munich
    Orga, 2008 - 2009
  • CloudCamp Munich
    Orga, 2011 - 2011
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Ingelheim - Mörs - Karlsfeld - Eichenau
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Netflix Chaos Monkey Upgraded

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Confessions of a Necromancer -

Thirty-five years I've written code, a necromancer weaving spells to bring the dead to life. Hardware and electronics never held any charm f

Neil Fraser: News: CS in VN

CS in VN. 16 March 2013. During my recent trip to Vietnam I took the opportunity to visit some schools and see how computer science was taug

English man spends 11 hours trying to make cup of tea with Wi-Fi kettle ...

Data specialist Mark Rittman spent an entire day attempting to set up his new appliance so that it would boil on command

Get C.H.I.P. - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer

The Smarter Way to Build Smart Things. Scalable Hardware, Software, and Infrastructure for only $16. Available Dec 2016. Dev kits on sale no

xkcd: Fixing Problems

; &gt;|. Permanent link to this comic: Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding):

Hacktoberfest 2016 - DigitalOcean

Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software.

Introducing the GitHub Load Balancer

At GitHub we serve billions of HTTP, Git and SSH connections each day. To get the best performance we run on bare metal hardware. Historical

First Aid git

Quickly find the answers and commands to the most frequently asked git related issues.

A whole new GitHub Universe: announcing new tools, forums, and features

Today I welcomed more than 1,500 people to our second annual Universe conference in San Francisco, an event designed to celebrate the people

music for productivity and flow.

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You suck at technical interviews | Seldo.Com Blog

You are bad at giving technical interviews. Yes, you. You're looking for the wrong skills, hiring the wrong people, and actively screwing yo

xkcd: Earth Temperature Timeline

A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. Note: Since a lot of new people are here looking for this chart today, I'll be posting W

A Loud Sound Just Shut Down a Bank's Data Center for 10 Hours

Dozens of hard drives were knocked down during a fire drill that involved inert gas deployment.

Useful *NIX Shell Commands for Web Developers

So, why *NIX and why do you need to go to the console?According to the statistics of W3Techs, Unix is used by 68% of all the websites whose

Oh, shit, git!

Oh shit, git! Git is hard: screwing up is easy, and figuring out how to fix your mistakes is fucking impossible. Git documentation has this

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Wie kann man das in Worte fassen? /home sweet /home? There's no place like - schon bevor man den Laden betritt fühlt man sich als Nerd verstanden. Die Tatsache das man mit NukeCola Deckeln zahlen kann ist nur das Tüpfelchen auf dem i - Foto in einer Tardis? Kein Problem! Trinkgeld in der Item Box? MineCraft Fackeln! 1!!1!! Es gibt eigentlich nichts was es nicht gibt im Item Shop - und man fühlt sich dort definitiv verstanden und sicherer. Because it's dangerous in there -für deinen Geldbeutel
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Schlicht der beste Radladen der Welt. Man muss sich nur damit abfinden dass der Erfolg bisweilen dazu führt das es auch mal länger dauert. Also für die Inspektion mal etwas mehr Zeit nehmen, aber bei fiesen Pannen erwähnen das man das Rad dringend braucht, dann kümmert sich Mark auch entsprechend darum. Ansonsten: Top Qualität, Top Preis-Leistung, Top Alles
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Ich bin jetzt seit über drei Jahren Kunde von Shirtfriends und inzwischen weiß ich: Wenn ich in T-Shirts für meine Events brauche, dann bestelle ich die hier. Kleine Anekdote: es ist Mittwoch (5ter Juni), 14 Uhr und am nächsten Tag ist Feiertag. Ich schreibe Shirtfriends eine Email: Ich brauche 150 Shirts, das und das Logo, Lieferzeitpunkt 7ter Juli (Freitag, nächsten Monats) und eine Stunde später klingelt das Telefon. Shirtfriends Geschäftsführer Robert Reuter sagt mir: also in Siebdruck können wir's nicht mehr machen bis Freitag, aber in Digitaldruck ist das kein Problem. Er hat sich zwar im Datum geirrt, hätte den Job aber hinbekommen. Wow.
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