Q+A: HEISEL, New York's 3D Printing Fashion Pioneer

by Carver Wilcox

HEISEL is pioneering new territory by developing a work-flow and manufacturing system for 3D printed apparel. Sylvia Heisel, founder and designer, has been named one of the "25 Forward Thinkers Defining the Future of Fashion”, "Top 100 Women in Wearable and Consumer Tech" and "12 Amazing People You Need To Know In New York Fashion Tech".

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Using Mastodon: The New Twitter

The first time I heard of Mastodon was over a year ago and I really did not understand it. I had a few assumptions: it's a bunch of small disjointed twitters, it's invite only, and it's a pain to use. Wrong, wrong, and wrong. In this post we're going to tackle: 3 myths, 3 reasons to join, and point you to 3 articles where you can learn more. Ready?

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Are your alt coins a part of your identity?

By participating, these tokens contribute not only to the hype of the blockchain, but become embedded in our identities.  A few months ago, I started working on a project called TetzelCoin. This is a token I identify with. Rather than exploiting the popularly of cryptocurrency only for greed, TetzelCoin raises money for a charitable cause that I consider worthwhile. It also calls to action something that I value: self-reflection.

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Custom Fit Dresses for $100 and Under

There are several reason why I encourage making apparel purchases custom fit.  For one, the simple act of purchasing goods in a made-to-order system significantly reduces waste created by overstocked inventory.  By purchasing something you love, you're also likely to keep it longer.  Aside from the ethical reasons why shopping custom is good, there is no better feeling than putting on a dress that fits!

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