The requirements of this EE contest sound a tad familiar. They are actually the job description of our own Sherlock Ohms. I hope some of our Sherlocks enter this contest. We're been presenting these mad scientists for years at the rate of two or three per week.
The transformative nature of designing and making things was the overarching, common theme at separate conferences held in Boston by two giants in the PLM space: Autodesk, with its Accelerate 2015, and Siemens’s Industry Analyst Conference 2015.
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