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About the 7 transformations by which industrial companies can become factories of the future
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Reaching out to the next generation of manufacturing workers - New Hampshire Business Review - August 9 2013

Reaching out to the next generation of manufacturing workers - New Hampshire Business Review - August 9 2013 | Made Different | Scoop.it
Social media is seen as a key tool in getting the word out about career opportunities in manufacturing and technology

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The home of 3D printing in New York City | SmartPlanet

The home of 3D printing in New York City | SmartPlanet | Made Different | Scoop.it
There are few traditional factories in the Big Apple, but will the emergence of 3D printing change that?

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Cubify launches 3D printed shoes you can print overnight

Cubify launches 3D printed shoes you can print overnight | Made Different | Scoop.it
Cubify has launched a range of women's shoes that can be 3D printed overnight at home to be worn the next day.

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Margarida Sá Costa's curator insight, August 2, 2013 11:04 AM

fantastic new world of 3D...just beginning

Bruno Guibert [TelNowEdge]'s curator insight, August 20, 2013 8:13 AM

C'est le pied !!!!

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How 3D printing is changing health and medicine

How 3D printing is changing health and medicine | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D printed organs, prosthetics, bionic ears and plastic foetuses are changing medicine and healthcare.
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B2B Content Marketing Trends 2013

Content marketing is going mainstream in 2013. B2B marketers are increasingly using content marketing tactics to engage B2B buyers with compelling content to ed

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More than 82 percent of B2B marketers are increasing their content production over the next 12 months. 

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Connect my house! A first look at the SmartThings hub and sensor platform

Connect my house! A first look at the SmartThings hub and sensor platform | Made Different | Scoop.it
This weekend I unpacked a SmartThings hub and sensor package as part of my quest to really understand the how connected devices will evolve in the home.
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Waste heat from computers will cool other computers

Waste heat from computers will cool other computers | Made Different | Scoop.it
In the furnace-like heat of large data centers, iDataCool takes heat away from the machines and uses it to power a special refrigerator that chills down computers.
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Vijf visies op innovatie

Vijf visies op innovatie | Made Different | Scoop.it
Over innovatie is al heel wat inkt gevloeid in boeken, columns blogs en opiniestukken. Wij bundelen enkele opmerkelijke inzichten.
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Report: Efficient IT devices are the key to greener data centers

Report: Efficient IT devices are the key to greener data centers | Made Different | Scoop.it
The single most important step that a data center operator can take to reduce energy and carbon emissions from data centers is to make sure the IT equipment inside — the servers, the storage, and the communications — are as efficient (and are being...
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Microsoft Makes 3-D Printing As Simple As Clicking “Print”

Microsoft Makes 3-D Printing As Simple As Clicking “Print” | Made Different | Scoop.it
To be honest, 3-D printing technology just isn’t there yet for consumers. It’s expensive. It’s relatively lousy. And it takes a slew of skills--from technical to artistic--to produce anything worth printing in the first place.
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3D Scanning with Google Glass to 3D Print - Shapeways Blog on 3D Printing News & Innovation

3D Scanning with Google Glass to 3D Print - Shapeways Blog on 3D Printing News & Innovation | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D printing provocateur Todd Blatt may be the first person to 3D scan an object in a public place using Google Glass.
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3D Printing Brings a Classic Car Back to the Streets | Rapid Ready Technology

3D Printing Brings a Classic Car Back to the Streets | Rapid Ready Technology | Made Different | Scoop.it
Voxeljet and Green Propulsion have worked together to bring the classic Imperia GP Roadster back to the streets. (A very cool car!
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3D printed shoes hit the catwalk of the Royal Academy of Fashion | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in)

3D printed shoes hit the catwalk of the Royal Academy of Fashion | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in) | Made Different | Scoop.it

3D printing is on the way to conquer the catwalks again. This time it’s not Iris van Herpen, but  Pierre Renaux, a master student at the Royal Academy of Fashion in Antwerp, to push the 3D printing revolution forward in fashion.

3D printing is on the way to conquer the catwalks again. This time it’s not Iris van Herpen, but  Pierre Renaux, a master student at the Royal Academy of Fashion in Antwerp, to push the 3D printing revolution forward in fashion.   - See more at: http://i.materialise.com/blog/entry/3d-printed-shoes-hit-the-catwalk-of-the-royal-academy-of-fashion

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3 Reasons why U.S. Manufacturing is on the Rise

3 Reasons why U.S. Manufacturing is on the Rise | Made Different | Scoop.it

Suddenly, outsourcing the assembly of products to China doesn't make a whole lot of sense. More...


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Additive manufacturing helps NASA develop the Do Everything Space Suit

Additive manufacturing helps NASA develop the Do Everything Space Suit | Made Different | Scoop.it
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The transparent space suit built by Solid Concepts was used for static testing for many of the features the new NASA space suits will incorporate.
The US Space Ag

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The Key To Automated Manufacturing Is 3-D Printing--With Metals

The Key To Automated Manufacturing Is 3-D Printing--With Metals | Made Different | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed techniques for 3D printers to churn out formable metal andand one rocket scientists already got a plan to plug that tech...
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Move over plastics: Scientists demonstrate 3D printing with liquid metal | SiliconBeat

Move over plastics: Scientists demonstrate 3D printing with liquid metal | SiliconBeat | Made Different | Scoop.it

3D printers may soon have a new material with which to print that’s stronger than the plastics they typically use, able to conduct electricity and, well, cool: liquid metal.

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Mens en robot werken samen op de werkvloer - Made Different

Mens en robot werken samen op de werkvloer - Made Different | Made Different | Scoop.it
Robots met menselijke karaktertrekken maken grens tussen mens en robot stuk kleiner
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The internet of you: How wireless medical implants will change medicine

The internet of you: How wireless medical implants will change medicine | Made Different | Scoop.it
Strap on a Fitbit (see disclosure) and you can track your physical activity and sleep patterns over weeks, months and years, generating long-term personal data and potential health insights that otherwise might have been missed.
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Podcast: Freak out! ZigBee and Z-Wave are doomed!

Podcast: Freak out! ZigBee and Z-Wave are doomed! | Made Different | Scoop.it
The internet of things has been possible for a while, but there hasn’t been an open platform that makes it easy to develop services and applications that use connected devices or the data generated by connected devices.
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Prepare for change! This is not your father’s database industry

Prepare for change! This is not your father’s database industry | Made Different | Scoop.it
Open source software is about to blow up the database industry, and Hadoop is the nitroglycerin. This is not a good thing for the legacy software vendors that have built that industry over the past few decades.
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How data center admins can add computing capacity while maintaining energy efficiency

How data center admins can add computing capacity while maintaining energy efficiency | Made Different | Scoop.it
As data keeps multiplying and arriving in more formats at faster speeds, data center operators foresee shortages of power, while they want to add computing capacity.
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3D printing with Windows - The Official Microsoft Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

3D printing with Windows - The Official Microsoft Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs | Made Different | Scoop.it
News and perspectives covering the top stories, events and activities from Microsoft. The content for this blog includes the official information and stories from all of Microsoft's primary businesses.
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Things You Can Make With 3D Printers

Things You Can Make With 3D Printers | Made Different | Scoop.it
Forget printing out your school report, look at the cool physical items you can print with a 3D printer http://t.co/J3ivJ81tqi
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13 Reasons Your Brain Craves Infographics [Infographic]

13 Reasons Your Brain Craves Infographics [Infographic] | Made Different | Scoop.it
This is downright spooky. It's an interactive infographic all about why your brain craves infographics. Food for thought!

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ghbrett's curator insight, July 23, 2013 8:49 AM

As the old saying goes: "A picture is worth a thousand words." This also reminds me of Malcomb Gladwell's book, "Blink." Amazon: http://amzn.to/13AalVQ

Andrea Remmert's curator insight, July 31, 2013 1:41 AM

It's all about images now. 

Bruce McDuffee's curator insight, August 20, 2013 2:53 PM

It's important to keep in mind your audience and how the ideal prospect likes to consume content.  Scientists or engineers for example my consume or respect different media than consumers of clothing or electronics.