Tagged: technology

Why Chinese manufacturing wins

An insider’s guide to Shenzhen manufacturing The Chinese have a saying: “It doesn’t matter if the cat is black or white as long as it can catch mice.” While often attributed to the late...

DLP projector stereolithography 3D printer

In this video Bill, the engineer guy, explains some of the engineering principles underlying the design of a DLP (digital light processing) 3D Printer. The printer featured is an Ember printer, manufactured originally by Autodesk,...

Japanese sumo robots

Robot sumo wrestling has been around for years, but the best-of video compilation is quite an eye-opener for the uninitiated. These robots are fast, furious and brutal. Most of the matches last mere seconds....

Reusable charcoal mound

*Turn on captions for written commentary (CC in bottom right corner of screen). Via: primitivetechnology.wordpress.com: Charcoal is a valuable fuel that reaches a higher temperature than the very wood it’s made from. I’ve made some...

This is what TED Talks look like

Self proclaimed “thought leader,” Pat Kelly gives his talk on “thought leadership” at the annual This Is That Talks in Whistler, B.C. In the seminar, Kelly covers: How to talk with your hands, how...

ISS tour

The International Space Station is a large spacecraft. It orbits around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live. The space station is also a science lab. Many countries worked together to build it....

Brave new world of nanotechnology

Manmade nanoparticles are being added to more and more foods, drugs, and other products and are ultimately finding their way into the environment. The name of these minuscule particles comes from the word “nanometer,”...