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Hackrod, a digital manufacturing company, imagines a future where prospective car buyers can design their own cars by leveraging VR and 3D printing. That may be a ways off, but the company does have an example of such a car. The La Bandita Speedster is the collaborative effort of Hackrod and Siemens. It’s meant to showcase the power of virtual reality, AI engineering, and 3D printing, along with how the future will allow us to create cars (and other products) like we’re playing video games. The La Bandita Speedster is printed in 5556 aluminum alloy and boasts an ergonomic cockpit that was produced in VR. While this is a proof of concept, Hackrod is allowing customers to pre-order a La Bandita through their site, if you want to be the first to taste what the future holds.

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Unzip your coat and have some mulled wine on the house—you’ve arrived at your final gifting destination: The Holiday Gift Guide. It’s like your friendly neighborhood one-stop holiday shop, except instead of balsa wood ornaments, ours is packed with thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list. Future heirlooms, small-but-significant stocking stuffers, and gear for getting out there (or staying in)—are all right here. There’s no music playing in the background though, so you’ll just have to hum Bing Crosby while you click around instead.

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