A totally new type of “exponential entrepreneur” is emerging as exponentials usher in new players and alter market dynamics. The new breed is using crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, and cloud solutions to scale quickly. ‘Exponentials’ can be defined as unprecedented opportunities as well as existential threats. Learn
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To understand why, consider Los Angeles, where I live. Drill presses and metal foundries may not leap to mind when a passing hipster croons “That’s so L.A.,” but manufacturing is a way of life in a city that accounts for 523,100 manufacturing jobs, more than
The top ten emerging technologies for 2015 include Fuel Cell Vehicles, Distributed Manufacturing, and Neuromorphic Technology. Read the rest at the World Economic Forum. First, though, let’s talk about neuromorphic technology. This tech aims to make computers function like brains. Basically this enhances machine learning,
In sintering-based 3-D printing technologies, for example, there are two major expense categories. The machines and their maintenance typically account for 40 to 60 percent of total printing costs. The materials used in the manufacturing process can account for 20 to 30 percent when using
Link: How innovation in glass manufacturing is turning green even greener | via @guardian destx: Innovation in glass packaging is saving both resources and carbon emissions but manufacturers and buyers can do more.
Link: Advanced Manufacturing: The New Industrial Revolution Digital technology is transforming manufacturing, making it leaner and smarter—and raising the prospect of an American industrial renaissance.
Link: Printing The Future Three-dimensional printers, which gradually layer materials to form shapes, are making rapid progress in manufacturing, medicine—and Fashion Week.