Now that I am older, I lost a lot of my free time I once enjoyed as a kid. But I have something better, experience and knowhow. When I just graduated college, I couldnt seem to get anything off the ground. It took forever to make projects. Now, the work just pours from me so easily.
Also, I think having more money helps.
It just seems like...and I may be wrong here....it used to take a lot of money to learn certain things. It seems like now the world is handed to you...as I said I am probably wrong in thinking like that.....I just wish I had the opportunities that kids these days do.
It's the schooling aspect that gets me. Now just any yahoo can make parts. I know how it can be a good thing. It's almost like why did I spend a fortune on schooling when now I can just make the stuff at home. I love the tech, but am afraid of the jobs that might be lost is all.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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