I have always been interested in computers, but in the summer of 2014, I finally got to build one myself.
I have always been pretty comfortable using a computer, but I had never given the internals of one too much thought. So, I began reading articles about how to build a computer and how one works in the fall of 2013
The unassuming green square of plastic in my hand was quite revolutionary at the time this picture was taken. This was the first ever print from a 3d printer that my friends and I had built in our college dorm room. Clearly there was some work to do still, but the fact that it was even possible to shove plastic through a hot nozzle and squirt it out into a 3 dimensional shape was incredible!