Running City X Project in Romania

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Eek! We’re going to Eek, Alaska!

Eek is a multiethnic, multilingual population of a mere 296 with virtually no overland access to major populations, and we’re extremely excited to introduce design thinking and 3D printing and modeling technologies to the community.

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Monday, October 14th, 2013 by Matthew

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A City X Project Update from Behind the Scenes

We’ve completely rebuilt our website and our marketing materials. We’ve got some pretty exciting new destinations coming up for our workshops, too.

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 by Matthew

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3D Modeling Adventures with Kids in the Middle East

Against Department of State travel warnings, we ventured to Beirut, Lebanon to participate in Beirut Design Week and lead a workshop across language barriers.

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 by Matthew

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Gearing Up for City X in Lebanon

Thanks to our friends at the MENA Design Research Center, Beirut Design Week, and the AltCity coworking space in Beirut, we’re getting ready to run our first international City X Project workshop.

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Monday, June 24th, 2013 by Matthew

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City X Partners with Made in Space to Send Kid’s 3D-Printed Model to Space

Thanks to a new partnership, one lucky kid who creates an inspiring invention during a City X Project workshop will have their creation 3D-printed by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station!

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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 by Matthew

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City X at CityCamp Palo Alto

City X Project Director Libby Falck is giving a talk about the City X Project at CityCamp Palo Alto on Saturday, June 1st.

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Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 by Libby

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What We Learned at Maker Faire

In between a massive blimp and a LEGO city, we 3D printed kids’ inventions and perfected our elevator pitch. We also gave a talk highlighting the creativity and literacy components of our 3D printing workshop.

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Monday, May 20th, 2013 by Matthew

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We’re going to Lebanon!

We’re taking off in a big way as we head to our first international destination: Beirut, Lebanon.

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Friday, May 17th, 2013 by Matthew

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Turning Kids’ Prototypes into 3D Models

We demonstrated anyone’s ability to create something new for the good of the world in a 3rd grade classroom in Wisconsin. Not just an app or a game, but a real, physical object that doesn’t require a factory or a degree in engineering to build.

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 by Matthew

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City X at the Children’s Creativity Museum

It was a natural fit for us to partner with The Children’s Creativity Museum, an interactive art and technology museum for kids located in downtown San Francisco, to run a portion of our City X Project workshop. We learned a few lessons, too.

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 by Libby