Tracy Hazzard Amp Tom Hazzard public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
This is the Second 200 episodes of the WTFFF?! 3D-Printing Podcast. WTFFF?! Co-hosts Tom & Tracy Hazzard focus on the what of Fused Filament Fabrication (3D Printing), what design software to use, what printer to buy, what tools to use, what designs should you print, what new materials are out and what your business strategy should be. On the 3D Printing Podcast, they interview the who is who in 3D Print art and design along with others who can help you figure out your what. They share with ...
 
On the hunt for those Cool (or Hot) must-have products or for the latest technology that actually makes your life better and saves you time and energy? This podcast focuses on the little things that make life great. You know, those seldom hyped, low-tech, well-designed things that you can’t help raving about. Ideas, hacks, services, apps, and products that aren’t the Next Big Thing, but make a BIG impact on those everyday little things that nag us and are begging for someone to improve. Join ...
 
The 3D printing industry has gone through a lot of major innovations since the first WTFFF episode was recorded, more than six years ago. When one of the 3D industry leaders, HP, asked hosts, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard to take a new look at where the 3D print industry is today, they jumped at the chance to get an inside tour into global trends, education, creativity, and design, and an opportunity to cover all aspects of the HP Create Ecosystem from design to print, including 3D design, X ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
Many of us have been working from home, mainly because of the pandemic. We don’t want to experience technical issues because that would affect our productivity and work. But, do you always know if the internet issue is external, internal, or the problem with your internet service provider? Many people get frustrated when a problem arises, so they t…
 
Having trouble finding a healthy gift for that "hard-to-buy-for" friend? Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard have just the thing for you! Hydration is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. But life happens, and people get busy, so it's easy to forget a drink or even find more convenient yet unhealthy alternatives. Today's next little thing is the smart …
 
Are the Apple AirPods the next big little thing? Not in a million years, according to your hosts, Tracy Hazzard and Tom Hazzard. This podcast has been all about praising the next little things, but today's episode is a little different. Learn why the Apple AirPods is a poorly designed product. Learn why it's not just a microphone problem but an eve…
 
3D print furniture is perhaps the best solution to get beds, chairs, tables, and more in the easiest and fastest way possible. This also allows homeowners to help reduce waste and build sustainable properties. Jeffrey McGrew takes this process to another level by achieving more personalized outputs and making customers more involved with their crea…
 
Giving the perfect gift is always going to be a challenge. You want it to be meaningful, so it's not just a generic gift. You need to take into account who you're giving the gift to and what their age is. All of those factors play a role in finding the perfect gift. Join your hosts Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard in a discussion about gift-giving. Fi…
 
Do you worry about your bad breath? Having bad breath can be embarrassing. For some, it can even cause a lot of anxiety. Worry no more. In today’s episode of The New Little Thing, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard examine a confidence-boosting mouthwash that will literally take your bad breath away called TheraBreath. Created over 20 years ago by Dr. H…
 
Excitedly looking out for hot or cool things online or on the shelves in stores? You could be seeking the next little thing or service out there! Welcome to the first episode of The Next Little Thing Podcast. Hosted by husband and wife team Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard, the show takes a look at trending or viral technologies and innovations around…
 
Imagine having the freedom to create and being able to make your own toys at home with the push of a button. Toybox lets you do just that! Redefining the 3D printing experience, Toybox enables the average consumer to 3D print without any prior knowledge. On today’s podcast, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard bring on Ben Baltes, the Cofounder and CEO at…
 
The times are changing, and the 3D print industry is no longer just for men. Women, too, are great assets and bring different perspectives and ideas to the table. Continuing with advocating for the growth of women in the industry, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard start them young by inviting Mary Hadley, the CEO of MakerGirl, to talk about virtual 3D …
 
By spreading and advocating for 3D print education, we reach out to future designers who can create great 3D print products and help change the world through them. Today’s guest is creating social progress in the world through her product design and social mission. Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard sit down with Jasmine Burton, a social inclusion and d…
 
When designing a 3D print product, color tends to be the last thing many designers think about, mainly because 3D printers have not been color friendly, up until now. With the many complexities to full color 3D printing, it helps to reframe and start thinking about it as part of the initial design process rather than an afterthought—most especially…
 
The greatest opportunities tend to come with a cost, and in moments of great disruption, you can either invest in them or let the times steer you away from the opportunities to be gained. Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard took that massive leap of faith with 3D printing. Now, they are reaping the rewards of that crucial decision. In this episode, they …
 
Wondering if 3D printing could help your business grow and be more profitable? 3D design and printing has changed product design, development, manufacturing, and retail distribution. It is now considered an important integral part of a sustainable supply chain and business operation. But before diving in deep, it helps to understand whether it real…
 
If there is one overarching theme in this special series, it would be how the 3D printing industry has really grown. In this wrap-up episode, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard reflect on the acceleration of the 3D create ecosystem as they glance back at how far things have come along in each part of the 3D manufacturing process and creative workflow. T…
 
In 3D print design, there is a noticeable gap between what we are creating on the machine and what consumers expect and are willing to buy. There is a lack of post-processing techniques that help in the 3D manufacturing process and create an overall better and polished 3D product. In this episode, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard bring in someone who …
 
Color, pattern, and surface textures are the first things we react to when evaluating a product. For consumers to connect to 3D print products, 3D print textures need to be carefully considered and created as a part of the design process. This has been a challenging part of the 3D design process. Fresh from the Project Captis episode, Tom Hazzard a…
 
When you are creating 3D print outputs, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the software. Yet the hardware component of 3D printing is as important as the software in making your workflow better. On today’s podcast, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard talk with Merrill Mathew about his work with HP on designing 3D print workstations for innovat…
 
Rarely in 3D design and anything 3D printing-related do color pattern and texture get a lot of focus and attention, even when they are the first things buyers notice in a product. On a mission in this episode to shed light on these overlooked 3D printing areas, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard interview Josh St. John, a passionate, creative technologi…
 
If you’re keeping up with the 3D industry, you may have heard about generative design. It’s part of the evolution of the way things are made from 2D to 3D, and it’s the next big thing that’s giving designers the superpowers to make things. Bruce Blaho defines generative design as letting the computer do some of the heavy lifting in coming up with t…
 
With fast industry growth of 3D print products and expansion in the 3D manufacturing sector, 3D printers are moving from makers to business owners. 3D printers are putting us back in a mindset to manufacture and make, causing a shift that reaches out to the need for more personalization and mass customization. In this updated conversation, Tom Hazz…
 
Many 3D print designers love building from scratch. However, when a project comes across your desk that requires fit or creation with something that already exists, working your way back can offer some pretty great insights into the best 3D manufacturing process. In this episode, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard discuss the role of 3D reverse engineer…
 
The 3D design process can be very challenging when you’re working with teams, especially right now when a lot of people are working remotely. Having the right technology, software, and tools can allow the design and product development process to be more collaborative and creative. In this podcast, Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard talk to Bart Massee,…
 
Communicating early stage design to users and clients is always challenging. Imagine the benefit of being able to not just share a visualization of what is in the designer’s mind, but to also allow others to experience it firsthand. Welcome to the power of virtual reality for design and development. Joining Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard on today’s …
 
3D design demands continuous learning, which is best acquired through experience. For Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard, the thousands of hours they spent on designing 3D prints have led to more than a few lessons learned about how to best create 3D printed products. The order of the design process is essential for the product to end up right-fit for y…
 
As we transition to distance learning around the world, teachers are struggling with how to teach innovatively every day in their classroom and in their school district. With the COVID-19 pandemic going on, this is becoming an even more important issue to tackle because of the technology challenges to consider. On today’s show, Cindi Schulze, the 2…
 
Our distance-learning education systems have been forced into rapid technology-immersion that tech like Zoom are becoming common for Kindergarteners. But there is a stark difference in learning outcomes at all educational levels when economics and access to technology, like 3d printing, come into play. On today’s show, David Hollands joins Tom Hazz…
 
Change is constant, no matter what market you are in. However, with the current happenings in the world, the changes in the 3D printing industry have become even more accelerated than before. As such, finding 3D printing jobs and getting hired pose new challenges for many people out there who are looking to get in. In this episode, Tom Hazzard and …
 
Despite the fact that girls are enrolling in engineering and industrial design courses in greater numbers, the gender gap in these professions is still a palpable reality. Girls STEAM education aims to add excitement to STEM learning by adding the element of creativity to encourage more girls to see engineering and industrial design as great career…
 
Critical thinking is an important aspect of moving science and technology forward – and it is best taught through arts and humanities. 3D education in schools takes a step forward in this direction as it brings the arts back into the curriculum. Putting 3D printers in schools stimulates out-of-the-box thinking among the students by combining techno…
 
The word “sustainability” is even more important in a post-COVID-19 world, especially as it pertains to finding ways to supply, manufacture, and transport more efficiently in order to make a positive impact on the world’s carbon footprint. One of the most significant talking points in this discourse is the practice of 3D Print Sustainability, which…
 
The 3D printing industry has undeniably risen to the COVID-19 pandemic, showing what it can do in providing rapid responses with 3D print solutions. Talking with Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard in this episode is Mike Shannon, the Senior Strategic Plastics Sourcing Program Manager at HP. Here, Mike shares his perspectives on the shift in digital manu…
 
Change is a reality, and one that is accelerating now more than ever. Change is also a challenge, and no one knows that better than Edward Davis, the Strategy Director for the Digital Manufacturing & 3D Printing Ecosystems at HP. Today, Ed joins Tom and Tracy Hazzard to talk about the megatrend drivers and emerging technologies that are shaping 3D …
 
Now, more than ever, the world is moving at a breakneck pace. Companies and businesses need to be able to change with it if they want to stay relevant and still be a part of it in the future. But being able to remain relevant is only part of it. One also needs to be sustainable to cope with so many product and material shortages and an increasing d…
 
The 3D printing industry has gone through a lot of major innovations since the last WTFFF episode was recorded, more than a year ago. A lot of that has been made possible because HP has been quietly investing in research and development for the 3D industry for some years now. In partnership with HP, Tom and Tracy Hazzard launch this 25-episode spec…
 
Live from the SoCal MakerCon show floor, author Joe Micallef details how he started in the 3D print industry and began to write his book, “Beginning Design for 3D Printing.” Beginners are introduced to 3D model design and creation with easy to follow tutorials for many free CAD software programs. There is a critical need for CAD designers and 3D pr…
 
Humanitarian Makers at Field Ready volunteer their time and expertise to solve real world problems faced by those in war torn or natural disaster affected areas such as Haiti, the Sudan, and Nepal. Dr. Eric James shares how 3D printing speeds up the traditional emergency relief supply chain and details some of the unique challenges of using this te…
 
Suz Somersall of KiraKira has created an online platform for girls to develop their 3D modeling skills by creating free courses and curriculum for 3D print STEAM education. KiraKira provides lessons and projects that ignite and inspire young girls to work on projects in what is widely a male dominated area of learning. As students of today grow and…
 
Celebrating our 400th WTFFF?! episode with a few 3D print predictions for 2017 and some resolutions the industry should make and actually try to keep. Tom and Tracy Hazzard share their own 3D print design resolutions for the next year and what’s to come in the next year on 3D Start Point. What companies are going to fade away in the next year and w…
 
Getting a new 3D printer is an exciting moment, but it can be rather daunting to figure out what the FFF to do first with it. We’ve come up with a few ideas and projects to ensure first time print success for first time 3D print users, especially those still working on building their CAD modeling skills. There are some great ideas out there, but th…
 
As a free CAD 3D modeling program, TinkerCAD checks a lot of boxes when it comes to the basics of what is needed to learn how to create 3D models suitable for 3D printing. For beginners and espeically younger students, this program is a great place to start to gain CAD modeling skills, but it can quickly be outgrown. As an entry point into 3D print…
 
Additive manufacturing is turned on its head with adaptive manufacturing in the case of 3D printed insoles by Wiivv Wearables. CEO and Co-founder, Shamil Hargovan, explains the mind blowing process that brings these custom fit orthotics to life through 3D printing with unique materials and marrying adaptive manufacturing techniques with traditional…
 
The Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo in San Diego this year featured many companies and speakers that were focusing on real world applications of 3D print technology. We got the inside scoop from many different companies how they are leveraging digital fabrication and actually making profits from 3D printed products – not just talking about t…
 
Switching from our series of CAD software reviews to a few slicing software reviews, and kicking it off with Slic3r. Slic3r’s slicing software is one of the original slicing softwares out there, but it has kept up with 3D printing’s advances and remains an on-going open source project. As the baseline standard for 3D print slicing software, it has …
 
Ring Cam uses 3D printed parts to capture that moment when she says, “yes.” Scott Brandonisio shared with us how he used 3D print prototypes to get the Ring Cam box just right, and making new iterations of it on the fly based off real time customer feed back. This episode is an excellent real world example of how 3D printing can play a critical rol…
 
With more time to kill during these long winter and holiday months, there’s more time to 3D print some fun and clever items from 3DShook’s Netflix-like catalog of 3D print decor pieces. We have been fans of their curated designs for quite some time now, you can hear our thoughts in our first conversation with Hector here, and we remain impressed by…
 
New cases that have gone up to the Supreme Court are going to have an impact on the 3D printing industry, and patent attorney Chris Higgins takes us through what everyone needs to know about protecting 3D printer files. He identifies common misconceptions about 3D print intellectual property from patents, to business models, to design files and tra…
 
3D Print musical instruments not only provide great sound, but provide a more affordable alternative to schools trying to keep expensive music programs in place. In a practical way, creating 3D print musical instruments provides students with the opportunity to be involved with the creation and building (through a kit) of their very own recorder, g…
 
3D print figurines have inherent stability issues because they are made of different materials that are often moveable such as the arms and head of a doll. Disney research has come out with a white paper that provides a stability solution to these 3D prints through inserting weights to the product as it is being printed. Tom and Tracy talk how to a…
 
Looking back at a successful model of not only an easy entry point into 3D printing for kids and beginner 3D printers alike, but also a successful model of how to monetize your designs before creation. This Kickstarter project is unique in its marketing and that it was brought back several times to re-market new products to a following that was alr…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login