Feb. 2, 2010

Dispatch from SolidWorks World: Solid Clouds?

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At the main stage session on the first day of SolidWorks World 2010 we got a sneak preview of “CAD in the cloud.” What? You can’t do that!!!  CAD will NEVER work on anything but desktop computers.  Right? Apparently, Dassault’s vision is expanding from “professional designers” to all...

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In the fall of 2009, my good friend Tim Taylor and a squad of like-minded insane people decided to build a race car. This race car, to be precise: The car was built to compete in the 24 hours...

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Here comes the Blob 'Bot

Jan. 12, 2010

iRobot, makers of robots with such varied talents as vacuuming floors and defusing roadside bombs, has released a video of its latest R&D effort: the Blob ’Bot. The Blob ’Bot is a soft shape-shifting...

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