Editorial Comment http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8192/more en Jamie Hyneman “Busts” into the Pacific Design Show http://machinedesign.com/blog/jamie-hyneman-busts-pacific-design-show <div class="node-body blog-body">From “Robot Wars” to “MythBusters” and beyond, Jamie Hyneman lives to build.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/jamie-hyneman-busts-pacific-design-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/jamie-hyneman-busts-pacific-design-show#comments Editorial Comment Efficient Engineering Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:09:00 +0000 69641 at http://machinedesign.com The World of Design & Manufacturing Under One Roof http://machinedesign.com/blog/world-design-manufacturing-under-one-roof-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Highlights of the Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, and other events include 3D printing for microfluidics and a medical sealer with RFID readers and an optical sensor.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/world-design-manufacturing-under-one-roof-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/world-design-manufacturing-under-one-roof-0#comments 3D Printing Editorial Comment Medical Packaging IoT Materials Efficient Engineering Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:23:00 +0000 69581 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 Ford Reincarnates the GT Supercar http://machinedesign.com/blog/ford-reincarnates-gt-supercar <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Two years ago, the new Ford GT was a sleek and shiny concept car that consumers didn&rsquo;t know would eventually reach production. Here’s a look at what Ford will show us of the new GT.</p></div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/ford-reincarnates-gt-supercar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/ford-reincarnates-gt-supercar#comments Automotive Editorial Comment News A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 02 Feb 2017 22:10:00 +0000 69391 at http://machinedesign.com The 54th R&D 100 Awards Honor Inventions & Innovations http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/54th-rd-100-awards-honor-inventions-innovations <div class="field-deck"> Have your products won an Oscar recently? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have your products won an Oscar recently? </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/54th-rd-100-awards-honor-inventions-innovations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/54th-rd-100-awards-honor-inventions-innovations#comments Contributing Technical Experts Editorial Comment Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:08:00 +0000 69271 at http://machinedesign.com 4 Steps for a More Intelligent Future http://machinedesign.com/blog/4-steps-more-intelligent-future <div class="node-body blog-body">I recently read an article by David Hopkins titled, “How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization.” In the article...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/4-steps-more-intelligent-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/4-steps-more-intelligent-future#comments Editorial Comment Efficient Engineering Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:36:00 +0000 69141 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 3 Myths about Manual and Automatic Transmissions http://machinedesign.com/blog/3-myths-about-manual-and-automatic-transmissions <div class="node-body blog-body">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....</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/3-myths-about-manual-and-automatic-transmissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/3-myths-about-manual-and-automatic-transmissions#comments Automotive Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:30:00 +0000 68891 at http://machinedesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock)</p> 9 Myths about Solar Panels http://machinedesign.com/blog/9-myths-about-solar-panels <div class="node-body blog-body">Many homeowners don’t think solar power is for them. The technology isn’t ready, or their location isn’t right, or maybe they plan on moving soon. The folks at Solar Authority...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/9-myths-about-solar-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/9-myths-about-solar-panels#comments Editorial Comment Energy Materials A Skeptical Engineer Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:43:00 +0000 68771 at http://machinedesign.com Checking Out the Forbes 30 under 30 http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-forbes-30-under-30 <div class="node-body blog-body">Every year Forbes publishes its 30 people under 30 years of age in manufacturing and industry who are making some big moves....</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-forbes-30-under-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/checking-out-forbes-30-under-30#comments 3D Printing Editorial Comment Robotics News Efficient Engineering Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:03:00 +0000 68761 at http://machinedesign.com