Tag Archives: Engineers

Hack a Surgical Robot


In the future, your surgeon could be a machine. Teleoperated surgical robots can be controlled from a distance to operate on patients in hard-to-reach places. But as information travels between a human on one side of the world and a robot on the other, it’s vulnerable to attack

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Reinventing 35 years of innovation


The final episode of Future Cities strand, Wired is looking at the power of Shenzhen’s practices to revolutionise our world

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3D Printing: 100x Faster


What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over … slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveils a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that’s 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?

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An Introduction to Testing


“Testing every component of the spaceship to ensure we fully understand strength and durability is a major ongoing work stream consisting of many thousands of small and large scale tests. In our latest film, Vice President of Safety & Test, Todd Ericson, explores this work and its place in the meticulous preparation and complex array of tasks that must be completed before our new spaceship takes to the air for the first time”

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Microsoft HoloLens: A Close Look at the Hardware


Microsoft HoloLens is made up of specialized components that together enable holographic computing. Get a closer look at the hardware and systems that will enable you to move freely and interact with holograms. Learn more about Microsoft HoloLens at http://www.microsoft.com/HoloLens

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Google Science Fair 2015


The 2015 Google Science Fair has now launched! Sign up now at https://www.googlesciencefair.com for your chance to win a tour of Virgin Galactic.

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Orion: Trial By Fire


NASA’s newest spacecraft, Orion, will be launching into space for the first time in December 2014, on a flight that will take it farther than any spacecraft built to carry humans has gone in more than 40 years and through temperatures twice as hot as molten lava to put its critical systems to the test

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ATV-5 last preparations


This timelapse video shows ATV Georges Lemaître during preparation in the Final Assembly Building and integration on its Ariane 5 launcher before transfer to the launchpad

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Pitstop of the Reds


It is not from the latest Formula 1 championship but it doesn’t matter at all! No more words about this capture… just enjoy the heat of the moment!

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