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Birth of Super Intelligence
The IoT will bring us the many positives of AI, evolving our technologies in ways that only a few years ago seemed like science fiction, according to ARM’s buyer.
3D Print Your Own Sith Lightsaber for Halloween
Engineering Materials 10/20/2016
A make-your-own Star Wars Sith Lightsaber hilt is heftier and better-looking than most others out there, according to its maker, Sean Charlesworth. You can 3D print it from free source files, and there's even a hardware kit available -- not free -- so you can build one just in time for Halloween.
Keep Calm and Go to Pluto
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“It was a once and lifetime opportunity to fly by Pluto and none of us were willing to give that up without a fight.” – Alice Bowman, New Horizons Mission Operations Manager.
How 3D Printing Can Be More Than Prototyping
Engineering Materials 9/29/2016
How 3D printing fits into the digital thread, and the relationship between its uses for prototyping and for manufacturing, was the subject of a talk by Proto Labs' Rich Baker at last week's Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis.
The Astronaut As Engineer: Winning the Space Race
George Leopold's talk at last week's Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis helped restore astronaut and engineer Gus Grissom's role in the beginnings of NASA, and outlined how Grissom played a pivotal role in winning the Space Race.
12 Technologies From the Future of Manufacturing
Last week’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) drew more than 111,000 registrants from 112 countries to see 15,000 new machine tools, controls, computers, software, and components of virtually all kinds.
VR Is Having a Hard Time, But It's Here to Stay
While market reports show slow going for virtual reality adoption, noted video game developer Chuck Carter says VR is here to stay, and that video games will be the driving force behind all of its applications, from entertainment to enterprise.
Tooling & Fixtures: The Unsung Application for 3D Printing
Engineering Materials 9/14/2016
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Although a lot of the excitement about 3D printing and additive manufacturing surrounds its ability to make end-products and functional prototypes, some often ignored applications are the big improvements that can come by using it for tooling, jigs, and fixtures.
The More Companies Using 3D Printing, The Better
Engineering Materials 9/2/2016
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OEMs want a wider breadth of metal material offerings, tighter tolerances on prints, and better surface finishes in their 3D printed medical devices, plus better part density and faster processes. Come find out what's available in materials and processes at a talk by Shannon Van Deren at next month's MD&M conference in Minneapolis.
The 9 Worst Apple Products of All Time
Perfection is a laudable, but ultimately unattainable, goal, even for the world's most successful consumer electronics company. You know the hits; here are Apple's all-time greatest misses.
We celebrate Halloween with a look at 13 of the scariest technology-based horror movies of all time, as well as some real-life technologies that bare a frightening resemblance to what's on screen.
When Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek made headlines by hacking and crashing a Jeep last year, the event followed many months of study and trials.
A unique set of multi-network servo drives introduced by Mitsubishi Electric enables the company’s servo motion capabilities to be integrated into EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, or PROFINET networks.
With a better understanding of materials’ response to load and temperature, researchers could potentially use the knowledge to improve design. The research could even help geologists studying plate tectonics.
A panel on cybersecurity at ARM TechCon called for regulations to protect the security of connected devices.
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