Simplicity Is Key to Co-Operative Robots

Simplicity Is Key to Co-Operative Robots

A way of making hundreds — or even thousands — of tiny robots cluster to ...

Simplicity Is Key to Co-Operative Robots

Simplicity Is Key to Co-Operative Robots

A way of making hundreds — or even thousands — of tiny robots cluster to carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power has been developed by engineers at the University of Sheffield, UK.   The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics (SCentRo), in the University’s Faculty of Engineering, has programmed [...]

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Mint Jutras Report: Is it Time to Purchase a New ERP?

Mint Jutras Report: Is it Time to Purchase a New ERP?

Whether you are contemplating a first time purchase for your entire company, expanding into a new location or deciding whether or not to replace your existing ERP solution, it’s a big decision. For decades ERP implementation in general, and more specifically ERP replacement, has been compared to brain surgery. You just don’t do it unless [...]

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Likely Author of Original Bitcoin Paper? Researchers Uncover Linguistic Evidence

Likely Author of Original Bitcoin Paper? Researchers Uncover Linguistic Evidence

The primary author of the celebrated Bitcoin paper is most likely Nick Szabo, a blogger and former George Washington University law professor, according to students and researchers at Aston University’s Centre for Forensic Linguistics.   Their research also challenges the claim that Dorian S. Nakamoto is the main author of the paper, an assertion made [...]

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The Forrester Wave: Privileged Identity Management

The Forrester Wave: Privileged Identity Management

Why read this report: The privileged identity management (PIM) market has matured significantly during the past three years, and it continues to play a significant role in protecting an organization’s data and in business continuity. In Forrester’s 18-criteria evaluation of privileged identity management vendors, we identified the nine most significant solution providers. This report details [...]

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Using Google Glass in Surgical Settings?

Using Google Glass in Surgical Settings?

An article recently published in the International Journal of Surgery shows the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting, particularly in relation to training.   Personal portable information technology is advancing at a breathtaking speed. Google has recently introduced Glass, a device that is worn like conventional glasses, but that combines a computerized [...]

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Arc Flash Explosions: Myth or Dangerous Reality for Data Centers?

Arc Flash Explosions: Myth or Dangerous Reality for Data Centers?

Arc flashes—the fiery explosions that can result from short circuits in high-power electrical devices—kill hundreds of workers in the U.S. every year and permanently injure thousands more. They can also wreak financial havoc in the form of fines, lawsuits and damage to expensive equipment. This white paper aims to fill that knowledge gap by providing [...]

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Mobile Robots Support Airplane Manufacturers

Mobile Robots Support Airplane Manufacturers

The robots move at walking speed along airplane components; in doing so, it applies a sealant against corrosion in equal measure. The mobile assistant is surrounded by technical workers who install, drill, and test. Admittedly this scenario is still a glimpse of the future — but in just a few years, it should be reality [...]

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Odds That Global Warming Is Due to Nature?

Odds That Global Warming Is Due to Nature?

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.   The study, published online April 6 in the journal Climate Dynamics, represents a [...]

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Four Quick Ways To Unlock Hidden Manufacturing Capacity

Four Quick Ways To Unlock Hidden Manufacturing Capacity

With the economic upturn, the times of low volume and rationalization are over. Volume is steadily rising for many, and manufacturers are now dealing with a different problem than cost-cutting—how to meet increasing demand after resource cuts and no new investments in productivity improvement in recent years. You can meet the increased demand by freeing [...]

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Glass Fabric for Wearable Electronic Devices

Glass Fabric for Wearable Electronic Devices

Wearable computers or devices have been hailed as the next generation of mobile electronic gadgets, from smart watches to smart glasses to smart pacemakers. For electronics to be worn by a user, they must be light, flexible, and equipped with a power source, which could be a portable, long-lasting battery or no battery at all [...]

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