In my forthcoming column, I analyze the presidential field of candidates and look at how the frontrunners change every other week. Well, I wrote the column a week ago and didn’t even mention Senator John McCain. And now he’s a front runner. I should have said the races change weekly!
McCain gives little mention of science and technology and is the only candidate who does not have an energy position front and center on his web site. My column looked at those types of technical issues, analyzing the positions of the front runners. So for all of you who write in when you see the column and lambast me for not mentioning McCain, I am now!!
Most machine design engineers will survey existing component manufacturers for standard linear guide products, limiting what they can do with their designs. Using extruded aluminum profile guides can customize machine designs while shrinking the bill of materials.
Weaned on the relatively effortless connectivity of today’s massive variety of consumer electronic products, automation users in the IIoT will likely not tolerate too many competing, piecemeal standards for long. And the Industrial Internet Consortium is trying to preempt history.
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