Dyson encourages young engineers to ‘make mistakes, think differently, invent’. Which of these three is your mantra?

James Dyson Foundation

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"The robots and computers of the future will be based on a degree of complexity that will be impossible to teach to the general population in a few short years of compulsory education. And some of the most important skills people will need to work with robots will not be the things they learn in computing class."

How Artificial Intelligence and the robotic revolution will change the...

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"Cherry’s models are based on both historic working engines and designs which never got off the page. Part of her success is the level of research that she undertakes to get her models to look how the real thing did (or would have if built)."

CHERRY HILL

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"When applied to a product such as a driverless car the processor, called the DynamicIQ, will be able to guarantee that the vehicle reacts safely in the event of a failure when there is no driver to step in."

ARM enters driverless car race with latest design

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"The technology could help tens of millions of people worldwide suffering from incurable, debilitating diseases that affect eyesight, including macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa and loss of vision due to diabetes."

World’s first nano-engineered retinal implant could help restore sight...

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"He was on active service in France when he succumbed to a sudden illness on 17th March 1917, at the age of thirty-one, having attained the rank of Major."

ON THIS DAY

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Tata Europe asked our members about the British education system, as part of a report into the #FutureOfEngineering. Find out more: [ Ow.ly Link ]

The Future of Engineering - Tata Europe

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"So far, one of the most futuristic-looking autonomous cars has been Sedric (SElf-DRiving Car), unveiled by Volkswagen. This electric, driverless, and somewhat cute-looking ‘pod’ comes without a steering wheel or pedals, and can be summoned with the push of a button."

Driverless tech takes Geneva Motor Show by storm

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"The spacecraft were found after a 70m antenna at Nasa’s Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California directed a powerful beam of microwaves at the moon, which was then echoed back from lunar orbit to the 100m Green Back Telescope in West Virginia."

Nasa spots two long-lost craft orbiting the moon

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"We've still got a long way to go, but it's terrific to see systems being assembled for final installation in the most advanced straight-line racing car ever."

Bloodhound Diary: Satisfying the thirsty - BBC News

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"The project is educational at the core because it gives students the freedom to set and achieve the goals in their own way."

Building And Racing A Car Is How These Students Learn Science And...

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“Imagine being able to instantaneously tell a robot to do a certain action, without needing to type a command, push a button or even say a word.” - Daniela Rus, MIT

MIT creates a more intuitive brain-controlled robot

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Find out what our members think about the #FutureOfEngineering in this joint report with Tata Europe: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"The UK Industrial Strategy can provide certainty for investment in industry, generate jobs and skills across supply chains and regenerate our industrial heartlands by helping to ensure that the ‘just about managing’ don’t become ‘the not quite managing’."

Four areas where the UK industrial strategy needs to offer a unique vision

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"Almost all tissues and organs need blood vessels to survive and work properly. This is a big bottleneck in making organ transplants, which are in high demand but in short supply. 3D bioprinting organs can help bridge this gap, and our lab has taken a big step toward that goal." - Shaochen Chen, University of California San Diego

Artificial blood vessels 3D printed in a lab

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"The team used an “evolutionary-like” algorithm to optimise the walking speed of a simulated insect model based on Drosophila – the most commonly studied insect in biology. " [ Ow.ly Link ]

Six-legged robot unlocks biological secrets of walking

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"The world is on track to keep global warming below the 2C agreed under the 2015 Paris climate change agreement as long as carbon capture and storage (CCS) is delivered at scale, according to a study."

Carbon capture and storage is vital to meet global climate change...

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"The Museum tells the story of the advancement of the motor cars and propelled transport, from penny farthings, to steam cars, to icons such as the mini to super cars and motorbikes."

BEAULIEU: VISIT REPORT

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Assistive technology can benefit all areas of society, so is it developing fast enough?

Making tech work for everyone - BBC News

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"The ‘Robocar’ weighs 975kg and measures 4.8m long and 2m wide. It has four motors (300kW each), a 540kW battery, is predominantly made of carbon fibre and will be capable of speeds of more than 320kph." [ Ow.ly Link ]

Roborace unveils first self-driving racing car

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