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The next step of 3D printing is taking a leap forward. Incorporating the tedious mechanical programming steps directly into the 3-D printing process, the new 4D printer can now print complex multi-material self arranging objects.
According to new IMF research, countries need no longer rely on manufacturing for productivity growth. The IMF is not the first to take a jab at so-called manufacturing “fetishism”. Famous economists like Jagdish Bhagwati and Christina Romer have also...
China's Google, Baidu Inc. made public its first self developed AI chip named 'Kunlun 818-300 model chip' at the annual 'Baidu Create AI developer conference'. The company joins  firms like Google, NVIDIA, Intel and others in firms specializing in...
3D printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. It is opposite of subtractive manufacturing which involves slicing of physical objects in their digital form so as to produce complex functional shapes...
With advances in science and technology, humanity is in a midst of a quest, searching for better and optimal material science products. We have come a long way since the discovery of better metallurgical techniques, which has lead to...
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived. The first was the steam engine-driven Industrial Revolution; the second involved the innovations from Henry Ford’s assembly line. Third, microelectronics and computer power appeared on factory floors. Now, manufacturing businesses are beginning to...
From retail goods to medical implants and even food, 3D printing technology promises to change the way we think about everyday things. It’s difficult to predict what impact it will have on manufacturing but, whatever the precise effects, they...
Tensions are escalating between China and the US over trade. The Chinese government has announced retaliatory measures on a range of American products including cars and some American agriculture products after the US listed 1,333 Chinese products to be...
Robots have been taking our jobs since the 1960s. So why are politicians and business leaders only now becoming so worried about robots causing mass unemployment? It comes down to the question of what a robot really is. While science...
What if globally designed products could radically change how we work, produce and consume? Several examples across continents show the way we are producing and consuming goods could be improved by relying on globally shared digital resources, such as...

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