Jan. 14, 2010

A message from APICS: How to bring supply chain & operations expertise to Haiti

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I just received this email from APICS and thought it might be interesting to those of you who have operations or supply chain expertise and are wondering if there’s a way to use your skills to help deal with the devastation in Haiti. [January 14 email from...

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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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Photo used with permission from Plimoth Plantation. This article from the Boston Globe talks about a crazy project to recreate a fancy embroidered jacket from the 1600s undertaken by Plimoth Plantation, a living colonial museum in Massachusetts. The challenges – figure out...

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My Pragmatic Marketing mug stares at me every morning with the same stark reminder: Your opinion, although interesting, is irrelevant. It’s a nice grounding statement, and more constructive than myOnion mug. But my mug delivers more than...

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