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Jan 18, 2017

3 Myths about Manual and Automatic Transmissions9

Auto enthusiasts, seemingly a dying breed, have long argued that manual transmission, or stick shifts (though some of you might remember shifters on the steering column as well), are the “only” way to drive....More
Jun 17, 2016

5 Demands for Digital Threads of Manufacturing Information9

In a previous post, I mentioned the savings a company can realize by using digital threads of manufacturing information. But, who or what is demanding these digital threads? Here are some culprits....More
Jan 11, 2017

Checking Out the Forbes 30 under 30

Every year Forbes publishes its 30 people under 30 years of age in manufacturing and industry who are making some big moves....More
Jan 20, 2017

FIRST Robotics Dives into the World of STEAMworks

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....More
Jul 21, 2014

Nine hardware pitches at San Francisco ‘Maker’ Startup Weekend2

Startup Weekend events are now pumping out hardware devices such as a NEST for pools and just-in-time liquor delivery systems....More
Mar 03, 2015

Praise the Board, and Pass the Innovation!3

To say there is something grossly deficient in the closed and inflexible way large companies design and develop products is hardly controversial. Corporate product development establishments are eerily like medieval monasteries. The lanyard-wearing monks sit in their cubicles, cloistered behind card-lock doors, adhering to a strict....More
Jul 28, 2014

Boeing discriminating against older engineers?5

One union claims that Boeing is dismantling and disbursing their experienced commercial-engineering workforce for what seem to be “laughably superficial” business reasons … but the real reason it’s moving work to Russia, India, and domestic ‘centers of excellence’ — mostly non-union locations — is for the “wholesale purge of Boeing’s....More
Mar 24, 2015

The Value of Innovation When You’re Under the Knife3

With so much hand-wringing over rising medical costs, one certainly wonders: With all of today’s medical bells and whistles, do the benefits of advanced technologies outweigh the costs? If you’re sick, they often do....More
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