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Master the Box

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by

“Constraints inspire creativity.”  Christopher Isaac “Biz” Stone, co-founder of Twitter. I recently asked a young engineer if he knew from where the phrase, “Think Outside the Box,” came. “Taco Bell?” he replied tentatively. Continue reading “Master the Box” »

Machine Learning Powers Sustainable Manufacturing

Posted on April 20th, 2017 by

Interest in sustainability intensifies day by day, with consumers concerned now more than ever about their role in a sustainable future. They are becoming increasingly careful regarding the environmental impact of their consumption and more willing to reward companies that offer eco-friendly products and processes. Continue reading “Machine Learning Powers Sustainable Manufacturing” »

Emergency Planning, Essential but Inevitably Flawed

Posted on April 18th, 2017 by

In 2002 I wrote and published a book entitled Principles of Emergency Planning and Management. At that time, several books were available that dealt with how to prepare for and respond to emergencies, but they tended to be tied to particular jurisdictions or government systems. Continue reading “Emergency Planning, Essential but Inevitably Flawed” »

Growing Performance Footwear Using Light & Oxygen

Posted on April 12th, 2017 by

adidas Futurecraft 4D

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Spring is in the air, but this year more than flowers and trees will be using light and oxygen to grow. Adidas has partnered with Carbon 3D to harness them in manufacturing individualized performance footwear. Continue reading “Growing Performance Footwear Using Light & Oxygen” »

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