Engineers Assemble! http://machinedesign.com/blog/48761/feed en Battle of the Skills Gap: The Present vs. the Future http://machinedesign.com/blog/battle-skills-gap-present-vs-future <div class="node-body blog-body">At a recent press conference, I attended a session on the skills gap and how to address the ever-growing problem. Currently the number of skilled workers needed in the United States is growing and by 2025 a shortage of 3.5 million workers...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/battle-skills-gap-present-vs-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/battle-skills-gap-present-vs-future#comments Editorial Comment Engineers Assemble! Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:42:00 +0000 70511 at http://machinedesign.com In Defense of "Lazy" Millennial Engineers http://machinedesign.com/blog/defense-lazy-millennial-engineers <div class="node-body blog-body">How did many of the engineers of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s get started with engineering? With many of the engineers I speak to, it was via tinkering. ...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/defense-lazy-millennial-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/defense-lazy-millennial-engineers#comments Editorial Comment Engineers Assemble! Fri, 03 Mar 2017 22:40:00 +0000 70211 at http://machinedesign.com The Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show Is Bringing the Future to You http://machinedesign.com/blog/pacific-design-manufacturing-show-bringing-future-you <div class="node-body blog-body">Here at Machine Design, we talk about “Smart Manufacturing” quite a bit. It goes by other names like the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial IoT (IIoT), and Industry 4.0. Some of you might... </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/pacific-design-manufacturing-show-bringing-future-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/pacific-design-manufacturing-show-bringing-future-you#comments Editorial Comment Robotics IoT Engineers Assemble! Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:24:00 +0000 69441 at http://machinedesign.com FIRST Robotics Dives into the World of STEAMworks http://machinedesign.com/blog/first-robotics-dives-world-steamworks <div class="node-body blog-body">Steam power was one of the great inventions to come out of the Industrial Revolution. Prior to the early 1800s, water and wind were the main sources of industrial power...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/first-robotics-dives-world-steamworks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/first-robotics-dives-world-steamworks#comments Editorial Comment News Engineers Assemble! Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:57:00 +0000 68921 at http://machinedesign.com The Demands Placed on Engineers for 2017 http://machinedesign.com/blog/demands-placed-engineers-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body">Siri, Alexa, and Google Home are just some of the automated home network systems available to consumers in 2016. These systems operate lights, electronics, and...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/demands-placed-engineers-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/demands-placed-engineers-2017#comments Editorial Comment IoT Engineers Assemble! Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:19:00 +0000 68481 at http://machinedesign.com Holiday Gifts for the DIY Tinkerer Engineer http://machinedesign.com/blog/holiday-gifts-diy-tinkerer-engineer <div class="node-body blog-body">If you know an engineer (or even looking for a gift for yourself), here is a list of do-it-yourself home engineering tool gifts for the holidays.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/holiday-gifts-diy-tinkerer-engineer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/holiday-gifts-diy-tinkerer-engineer#comments Community Engineers Assemble! Mon, 12 Dec 2016 20:38:00 +0000 68201 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The DIY engineer needs a set of modern tools to complete the modern repair tasks of today.&nbsp;</p> Is Engineering Employment in Danger or Is It Being Redefined? http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-employment-danger-or-it-being-redefined-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">In this year’s Salary and Career Report coming out in October, we captured some impressive numbers for engineering salaries. According to our survey, since 2014 our readers have seen an 11.5% increase... </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-employment-danger-or-it-being-redefined-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-employment-danger-or-it-being-redefined-0#comments Editorial Comment Engineers Assemble! Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:44:00 +0000 66471 at http://machinedesign.com In Person with “Olli,” Your New Autonomous Vehicle Valet http://machinedesign.com/blog/person-olli-your-new-autonomous-vehicle-valet <div class="node-body blog-body">This year at the International Manufacturing and Technology Show (IMTS) 2016, Local Motors had a hit on their hands with Olli...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/person-olli-your-new-autonomous-vehicle-valet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/person-olli-your-new-autonomous-vehicle-valet#comments 3D Printing Automotive Editorial Comment IoT News Engineers Assemble! Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:47:00 +0000 66161 at http://machinedesign.com What to Expect from the 2016 IMTS http://machinedesign.com/blog/what-expect-2016-imts <div class="node-body blog-body">The International Manufacturing Technology Show is the largest manufacturing technology trade show, with a long history of featuring current and emerging technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/what-expect-2016-imts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/what-expect-2016-imts#comments Automotive Manufacturing Equipment Medical Controllers IoT Metals News Engineers Assemble! Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +0000 66011 at http://machinedesign.com How the Internet of Things Changed the Olympics http://machinedesign.com/blog/how-internet-things-changed-olympics <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2016 Rio Olympic Games were enhanced by the world of IoT, bringing forth a new means by which to view them.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/how-internet-things-changed-olympics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/how-internet-things-changed-olympics#comments Recreation IoT Engineers Assemble! Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:36:00 +0000 65851 at http://machinedesign.com Does Virtual Reality Have a Future in Engineering? http://machinedesign.com/blog/does-virtual-reality-have-future-engineering <div class="node-body blog-body">What if you could interact with your CAD model? You sit all day at a desk designing a virtual object to be as close as possible to its physical counterpart...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/does-virtual-reality-have-future-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/does-virtual-reality-have-future-engineering#comments Editorial Comment CAD Engineers Assemble! Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:10:00 +0000 65451 at http://machinedesign.com Connecting the Digital World with Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/blog/connecting-digital-world-manufacturing <div class="node-body blog-body">What does it take to make something? What tools do you need to take an original idea from the design board to actual physical production?</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/connecting-digital-world-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/connecting-digital-world-manufacturing#comments Editorial Comment IoT Engineers Assemble! Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:43:00 +0000 63581 at http://machinedesign.com An American in Germany: Lessons from Hannover Messe 2016 http://machinedesign.com/blog/american-germany-lessons-hannover-messe-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Before working for Machine Design, I had worked primarily with U.S.-based engineering firms. I would say that my trip to Hannover Messe 2016...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/american-germany-lessons-hannover-messe-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/american-germany-lessons-hannover-messe-2016#comments Editorial Comment Robotics IoT Hannover Messe 2016 Engineers Assemble! Mon, 06 Jun 2016 17:39:00 +0000 62911 at http://machinedesign.com Where Has All the TV Science Gone? http://machinedesign.com/blog/where-has-all-tv-science-gone <div class="node-body blog-body">How do you expose kids to science? When I was young, before I started serious science classes, it was television....</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/where-has-all-tv-science-gone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/where-has-all-tv-science-gone#comments Editorial Comment Engineers Assemble! Wed, 04 May 2016 20:40:00 +0000 61541 at http://machinedesign.com Smart Cities Need Connectivity to Thrive http://machinedesign.com/blog/smart-cities-need-connectivity-thrive <div class="node-body blog-body">Philips Lighting aims to bring interconnected streetlights to major cities.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/smart-cities-need-connectivity-thrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/smart-cities-need-connectivity-thrive#comments Recent Items for Hannover Messe 2016 IoT Hannover Messe 2016 Engineers Assemble! Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:02:00 +0000 60351 at http://machinedesign.com