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mechanical engineers

The World's Best Engineering Schools

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Some of the best engineering schools in the world serve as feeder programs for the best technology companies out there -- like Facebook, Google and Apple. So, which school is most likely to land you the job you want? Over the past few weeks, we've conducted a survey to find out the true ranking...
The World's Best Engineering Schools

A Field Guide on How to Create an Innovator

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Are people born innovators, or can they learn to become that way? An interesting new book, "Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World," by Tony Wagner, a member of Harvard's Technology and Entrepreneurship Center, explores this question in detail. It is a must-read for anyone...
A Field Guide on How to Create an Innovator
The gaming headset that (literally) shocks your brain to attention

Engineering community GrabCAD lands $8.15m from CRV, Yammer founder David Sacks and others

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GrabCAD, a popular online community for mechanical engineers, has closed a $8.15 million series B round of funding led by Charles River Ventures, with participation from new investor David Sacks (founder of Yammer and former COO of PayPal) as well as existing investors Atlas Venture, NextView Venture and Matrix Partners....
Engineering community GrabCAD lands $8.15m from CRV, Yammer founder David Sacks and others
Microsoft already at work on Surface tablet sequel

MIT develops intelligent car co-pilot that only interferes if you're about to crash

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Mechanical engineers and roboticists working at MIT have developed an intelligent automobile co-pilot that sits in the background and only interferes if you’re about to have an accident. If you fall asleep, for example, the co-pilot activates and keeps you on the road until you wake up again.Like other autonomous...
MIT develops intelligent car co-pilot that only interferes if you're about to crash
Mosquitos survive collisions with objects 50 times their weight: raindrops

GrabCAD Raises $8.15M From Charles River Ventures, Yammer Co-Founder & Others For Its 'GitHub For Mechanical Engineers'

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GrabCAD, which offers an online community and cloud-based collaboration tools for those involved in designing and building physical products, has raised an $8.15 million series B round led by Charles River Ventures, with participation from new investor David Sacks (co-founder of Yammer and former chief operating officer of PayPal), and...
GrabCAD Raises $8.15M From Charles River Ventures, Yammer Co-Founder & Others For Its 'GitHub For Mechanical Engineers'

MIT creates hydrophobic material that could revolutionize fossil fuel and nuclear power plants

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A team of nanomaterial scientists and mechanical engineers at MIT have created a superhydrophobic material that is 10,000 times more slippery than existing hydrophobic surface. This could seriously boost the efficiency of fossil fuel power plants, and many other technologies that include cooling towers, such as desalination plants.Hydrophobic, as you...
MIT creates hydrophobic material that could revolutionize fossil fuel and nuclear power plants
Google Glass hands-on: This isn't and never will be a good device for consumers
Build mechanical horses, Audis, and pistols on GrabCAD
Startups: GrabCAD Is Building Community in 3-D

GrabCAD Now In 3D, Sets Sights On Being The GitHub For Mechanical Engineers

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Whatever you think of Hollywood’s current preoccupation with all things thee dimensional, in the world of mechanical engineering, 3D is definitely the way to go. But sharing those CAD-generated renders with clients is more often done Old Skool using print screens, drawings or the dreaded powerpoint presentation. That’s a pretty...
GrabCAD Now In 3D, Sets Sights On Being The GitHub For Mechanical Engineers

Google To Invest Nearly $400M In Its Data Center In Belgium

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Internet search and advertising juggernaut Google has announced that it will invest another 300 million euros (roughly $393 million) in one of its three Europe-based data centers, more specifically the one near the towns of St. Ghislain and Mons in Belgium (via AP). The plans were revealed earlier today during...
Google To Invest Nearly $400M In Its Data Center In Belgium
3Gear is latest motion-sensing firm trying to create more accurate gesture control

Advanced Materials Technology Solves Global Plague of Difficult-to-Pour Ketchup

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Behold, the wonders of science. You know that thing where you go to pour ketchup onto your burger and/or fries and it won't come out of the bottle? First, you hit the bottom of the bottle with the base of your palm: BAM-BAM. But it still won't come out. So...
Advanced Materials Technology Solves Global Plague of Difficult-to-Pour Ketchup
Who knew: Mechanical engineers have their own iPad app
A Hackathon For The Data Center, Now That's A First
ZBoard unveils special editions of its electric, weight-sensing skateboard
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