3D printing is an exciting new technology, but the formats to choose from are an alphabet soup.
A call for “PDF 2.0” or an “Analytical File Format.” The description is vague, but it sounds like something analogous to the Semantic Web for documents.
BW64, a new RIFF-based audio format. The article describes it as a “3D” format, but more significantly it’s a metadata-rich interchange format that supports really big files.
And just for bitter laughs: I need a ‘file’ format.”