Monthly Archives: May 2015

Video: Chopping down a giant tree in an urban area is like an opera 

This is basically watching a ballet of wood chopping. This video shows Seattle’s largest elm tree get carefully cut down piece by piece in an urban area with perfect placement of ropes and the expert use of a crane and … Continue reading

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New process prints electroluminescent layers directly onto three-dimensional objects

Electroluminescent (EL) panels are found in many electronics applications, particularly as backlighting for LCD displays, keypads, watches, and other areas requiring uniform, low-power illumination. While relatively flexible, when EL panels made from plastic are bent too sharply, fractures and a … Continue reading

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$100 Peachy Printer 3D printers now shipping and available to purchase

Back in 2013, it was nearly unheard of to have a desktop 3D printer that costs less than $100 at retail, however this is exactly what 3D printing startup Peachy Printer was able to accomplish after knocking their Kickstarter campaign … Continue reading

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MIT’s Robot Cheetah Now Jumps While Running, So Walls Won’t Protect You

MIT has already demonstrated that its incredibly nimble and fast robot cheetah can run free without the need for cables or safety tethers. But now it’s not only able run down its prey out in the open, it can also … Continue reading

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exiii Japan releases Open Source files for amazing 3D printed HACKberry Bionic Hand

Although we’ve seen how much of an impact 3D printed prosthetic devices can have from both a design customization standpoint as well as cost, we’re still yet to see just how much of an impact a 3D printed ‘smart’ prosthetic … Continue reading

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Quick tour of what’s coming next in Office 365 – with Julia White

On this week’s show, Jeremy Chapman is joined by Julia White to give a sneak peak of what’s in store with Office 365. We cover themes from machine learning advances in Delve to better manage your time and find information, … Continue reading

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Google pledges a $600,000 grant to e-NABLE to help amputees get 3D-printed prosthetics

Tech giant Google is putting $20 million in its non-profit arm Google.org to support nonprofits that are using emerging technologies to increase independence for people living with disabilities. This article Google pledges a $600,000 grant to e-NABLE to help amputees … Continue reading

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