Tag Archives: Engineering

Boston Dynamics: The Future Of Robots


Boston Dynamics is an American engineering and robotics design company founded in 1992 and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group.
Boston Dynamics is best known for the development of BigDog, a quadruped robot designed for the U.S. military with funding from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and DI-Guy, software for realistic human simulation

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The story of two moonshots


Loon and Wing: the story of two moonshots! Captain of Moonshots, Astro Teller, looks back at Loon and Wing’s journeys while at X

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Skunk Works 75th Anniversary


The place where technological and engineering dreams come true!

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Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers has begun to reshape every aspect of our lives. Incomprehensible amounts of data are being created, interpreted, and fed back to us in a tsunami of apps, personal assistants, smart devices, and targeted advertisements. Virtually every industry on earth is experiencing this transformation, from job automation, to medical diagnostics, even military operations.
Do You Trust This Computer? explores the promises and perils of our new era. Will A.I. usher in an age of unprecedented potential, or prove to be our final invention?

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iFixit: The Teardown Team


The most important thing that happens when a new iPhone comes out is not the release of the phone, but the disassembly of it. The iPhone teardown, undertaken by third-party teams around the world, provides a roadmap for the life of the iPhone X: Is it repairable? Who made the components inside it? The answers to these questions shift stock markets, electronics design, and consumer experience

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ABB Robotics: Engineering with LEGO


It took eight months to build using only spare time, but a fully programmable, near life-size ABB robot made out of LEGO bricks is a spectacular thing to behold

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The Life of a Gear


An overview of design, production and use of an inwheel compounded planetary gearset for an electric Formula Student Racecar. Formula Student is the largest engineering design competition for Students all around the world.

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LG’s OLED displays


LG believes that OLED will fundamentally change the future of our home and portable devices. See some of the concepts that OLED technology will enable in the next few years…

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Predicting Mount Etna


In collaboration with the University of Mainz, Germany, DJI has completed a ground-breaking mission for volcano research by collecting gas directly from the crater of Italy’s Mount Etna. The scientists, led by volcanologist Prof. Jonathan Castro took innovation in their field to an unprecedented level by using a DJI Inspire 1 with Zenmuse XT thermal camera to detect the crater’s temperature in combination with the DJI Matrice 600 Pro as a frame for a multi-gas measurement box to analyse gas composition and deformation from the air

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