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Technology Is Not The Problem — It Is The Solution

Technology Is Not The Problem — It Is The Solution | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Technological growth has been principally responsible for the development of new industries, products and processes that have created better paying jobs, cheaper goods and a higher standard of living for society.
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Scott A Gibbs's curator insight, May 7, 2013 9:13 AM

To think Rob use to head up the Rhode Island Economic Policy Council.

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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on Why Design Matters for Manufacturing | MIT Technology Review

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on Why Design Matters for Manufacturing | MIT Technology Review | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it


The CEO of design software giant Autodesk says advances in computing are lowering manufacturing costs while making products better.


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Mercor's curator insight, January 25, 2013 9:58 AM

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Encouraging STEM Students Is in the National Interest - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Encouraging STEM Students Is in the National Interest - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Raising enrollment in science, technology, engineering, and math courses may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be.  This year a report issued by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, on which we serve, concluded that if the United States is to maintain its historic pre-eminence in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—and gain the social, economic, and national-security benefits that come with such pre-eminence, then we must produce approximately one million more workers in those fields over the next decade than we are on track now to turn out. At first glance, that may seem to be a daunting task—but it doesn't have to be......

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Work Smart. Grow Smart. Journal

Work Smart. Grow Smart. Journal, by TMAC.org: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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The Manufacturing Boom on Our Doorstep - Walletpop Canada

The Manufacturing Boom on Our Doorstep - Walletpop Canada | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Foxconn, the big Chinese manufacturer of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL ) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ ) products, is thinking about building manufacturing plants in the United States, according to DigiTimes.

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The Dawn of the Smart Factory | Technology content from IndustryWeek

The Dawn of the Smart Factory | Technology content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In the age of digital manufacturing, the line between the physical and digital worlds is demolished to create a whole new future for the industry.

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The factories of the future will need top notch manufacturing technicians.  Technical skills training and CTE-STEM are curcial in K-12.

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Mercor's curator insight, March 21, 2013 12:36 PM

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Reshoring Summit - Bringing Manufacturing Back to the US

Reshoring Summit - Bringing Manufacturing Back to the US | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Join manufacturers and their suppliers, government agencies, key associations, bottom-line analysts and site selection specialists so you can: • Obtain the in-depth analysis critical to making your reshoring business case • Absorb lessons learned from first movers who successfully reshored • Network and strengthen ties to improve your bottom line
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This has to be one of top priorities and include a significant focus on workforce preparedness and STEM education in K-12

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At Work: Manufacturing jobs returning to U.S.

At Work: Manufacturing jobs returning to U.S. | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Who would have thought that jobs like metal-refining furnace operators and tenders would be making a comeback in the year 2012? But they are.

 

After a depressingly negative election campaign season in which we were led to believe that the automobile industry was our last vestige of manufacturing and that the rest of our manufacturing had been outsourced to other parts of the world, statistics suggest otherwise.

In fact, they seem to indicate that we indeed are still No. 1 in the world. And that products — and jobs — are still made in America

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Boston Dynamics: Dedicated to the Science and Art of How Things Move.

Boston Dynamics: Dedicated to the Science and Art of How Things Move. | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Changing Your Idea of What Robots Can Do!!

 

Boston Dynamics is the leading provider of human simulation software, tools, and solutions. Organizations worldwide use its products and services for simulation-based training, mission-planning, analysis, and virtual prototyping applications.

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