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About the 7 transformations by which industrial companies can become factories of the future
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3D printing: Precision arrives with Formlabs and the Form 1 - The Verge

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3D printing: Precision arrives with Formlabs and the Form 1
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We first heard about Formlabs's high-resolution Form 1 3D printer back in September.
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Today’s factories are networked systems, making them easy target for cyber attacks - Puget Sound Business Journal

Today’s factories are networked systems, making them easy target for cyber attacks - Puget Sound Business Journal | Made Different | Scoop.it
Hackers aren’t just after your credit card number. They’re after pipelines and power plants. In fact, many of today’s industries are run by networked systems vulnerable to cyber attack.
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Additive manufacturing predicted to make big impact on US industry

Additive manufacturing predicted to make big impact on US industry | Made Different | Scoop.it
Some are suggesting that advancements in additive manufacturing represent a coming revolution for industry in the US.
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Robotics: Learning Through Teaching - VIDEO

Robotics: Learning Through Teaching - VIDEO | Made Different | Scoop.it
Learning Through Teaching is an in depth method for getting students to better understand the lessons and topics they are learning. Watch a high school class take the Learning Through Teaching method and apply it to a robotics lesson.

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China's first 3D printing museum opens - China.org.cn

China's first 3D printing museum opens - China.org.cn | Made Different | Scoop.it

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Harry Moser of The Reshoring Initiative Speaks with Manufacturing Revival Radio - Audio

Harry Moser of The Reshoring Initiative Speaks with Manufacturing Revival Radio - Audio | Made Different | Scoop.it

If the words total cost of ownership are not currently on your mind,  I can almost guarantee that after listening to today’s interview that will no longer be.  We were glad to welcome Harry Moser, founder of the Reshoring Initiative, to join us for a discussion about a topic that we hope is sweeping the nation in 2013.  The Reshoring Initiative is an organization devoted to helping US manufacturers realize the true cost associated with offshore manufacturing and educating them on the critical role they play in the future of the US economy.  Today’s discussion revealed some eye opening statistics and possibilities that the Reshoring Initiative is working to make realities...read more..


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Need Data? Start Here

Need Data? Start Here | Made Different | Scoop.it

Data scientists need data, and good data is hard to find. I put together this bitly bundle of research quality data sets to collect as many useful data sets as possible in one place.

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Nederlandse looprobots aan rennen toe ( video) (via Engineeringnet.be)

Nederlandse looprobots aan rennen toe ( video) (via Engineeringnet.be) | Made Different | Scoop.it
De looprobots van de Nederlandse TU Delft zijn nu ook voorzichtig toe aan rennen. Doel is vooral om de menselijke renbeweging beter te leren begrijpen.
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Sciaky: additive manufacturing met 9 kilo metaal per uur

Sciaky: additive manufacturing met 9 kilo metaal per uur | Made Different | Scoop.it
Additive manufacturing in groot formaat. Sciaky Inc. kan producten tot 5800 mm lengte met 9 kilo per uur laag voor laag opbouwen.
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Google nodigt Project Glass ontwikkelaars uit

Google nodigt Project Glass ontwikkelaars uit | Made Different | Scoop.it
Ontwikkelaars die een ontwikkelversie van Project Glass hebben gekocht werden eerder deze week verrast met een uitnodiging van Google voor een tweedaags hackathon.
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6 Digital Trends to Watch in 2013 - Innovation Excellence (blog)

6 Digital Trends to Watch in 2013 - Innovation Excellence (blog) | Made Different | Scoop.it
6 Digital Trends to Watch in 2013 Innovation Excellence (blog) As businesses bring factories back home, they are rediscovering information that they lost from outsourcing – the invaluable interactions between designers, marketers and the factory...
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Industrial Ethernet continues to find wider adoption in automation systems - New Electronics

Industrial Ethernet continues to find wider adoption in automation systems - New Electronics | Made Different | Scoop.it
Industrial Ethernet continues to find wider adoption in automation systems
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According to a recent report from IMS Research, there were more than 30million networked nodes in industry, with 23.2% of them using a variant of Ethernet.
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Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Digital Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping Blog by Paramount Industries

Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Digital Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping Blog by Paramount Industries | Made Different | Scoop.it
Paramount's Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping Blog covers topics of interest to the new product development and prototyping community, including new technologies, projects, and industry trends for additive manufacturing, rapid...
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Will 3D Printing Change Manufacturing as We Know It? - Business 2 Community

Will 3D Printing Change Manufacturing as We Know It? - Business 2 Community | Made Different | Scoop.it
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In official terms (i.e. Wikipedia), 3D printing is an “additive” manufacturing process for making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital model.
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Technology News: Emerging Tech: Nokia Gives 3D Printers Something Fun to Do

Technology News: Emerging Tech: Nokia Gives 3D Printers Something Fun to Do | Made Different | Scoop.it
Nokia on Friday released a 3D printing kit that will allow users to create their own custom cases for the Lumia 820.
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True Data About Big Data

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Davenport and Patil are correct that the data scientist may well be the “sexiest job of the 21stcentury,” but they need a different, more visual way to understand the profession.

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How big data can help you avoid the flu | SmartPlanet

How big data can help you avoid the flu | SmartPlanet | Made Different | Scoop.it
New apps and websites may be able to keep you influenze-free.
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Next Generation Robotic Construct Platform, Makeblock | Industry Tap

Next Generation Robotic Construct Platform, Makeblock | Industry Tap | Made Different | Scoop.it

Makeblock has just made creativity even simpler. The extrusion based construct platform allows for creative designs of machines, robots and artware, and anything else in between. Using mostly aluminium, Makeblock’s key is its simplicity, requiring only a screwdriver for assembly, eliminating many of the messier means like adhesives or soldering...read more..


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Great Bay Community College NH Advanced Manufacturing Initiative Recieves Praise from Dept. of Labor

Great Bay Community College NH Advanced Manufacturing Initiative Recieves Praise from Dept. of Labor | Made Different | Scoop.it

"Manufacturing creates wealth," said the U.S. Department of Labor's assistant secretary for the Employment and Training Administration, Jane Oates.  She checked in Friday at Nashua Community College on progress made statewide under a $19.9 million federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant awarded to Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, N.H., and the six other colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire...read more..


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Project Glass krijgt toetsenbord via projectie

Project Glass krijgt toetsenbord via projectie | Made Different | Scoop.it
Nieuwe informatie is opgedoken over het Project Glass van Google. Het gaat om een patent om het apparaat te besturen door middel van infraroodprojectie op "ledematen en alledaags voorwerpen".
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Why Nokia's 3D-printing move embraces the future

Why Nokia's 3D-printing move embraces the future | Made Different | Scoop.it
Nokia has made one of its smartest moves in ages, by giving 3D-printing enthusiasts a ’3DK’ toolkit so they can make new shells for the manufacturer’s Lumia 820 smartphones.
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Needed: ‘manufacturing universities’ to keep U.S. competitive | SmartPlanet

Needed: ‘manufacturing universities’ to keep U.S. competitive | SmartPlanet | Made Different | Scoop.it
With the tech-driven manufacturing resurgence, a call to establish university programs dedicated to preparing people to lead this economic growth engi
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Turn Your Facebook Profile Into a 3D-Printed Sculpture

Turn Your Facebook Profile Into a 3D-Printed Sculpture | Made Different | Scoop.it
If your Facebook profile could look like an object, what would it be? A new series of apps does just that.
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Cars, homes get smart at CES - News24

Cars, homes get smart at CES - News24 | Made Different | Scoop.it
ABC News Cars, homes get smart at CES News24 Pundits have long predicted that home appliances like refrigerators and stoves will be networked, creating an "internet of things." With advancements in chips and the ubiquity of smartphones and tablets,...
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Half of Food Produced In US & Europe Thrown Away | Eco Food ...

Half of Food Produced In US & Europe Thrown Away | Eco Food ... | Made Different | Scoop.it
A new report shows that between 1.2-2 billion tonnes of food is never consumed, and highlights the growing concern of waste water.
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