I was standing in the Herbst Pavilion at San Francisco’s Fort Mason, with the Golden Gate Bridge looming in the background. I was also standing in the middle of Cave 220 in Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang, China, just a few feet ...Read More »
On the second day at SolidWorks World 2015, author, futurist, and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku took the stage. With acerbic wit and humor, he recounted the time he agreed to test-drive a self-driving car for a TV documentary. “BBC put ...Read More »
On Indiegogo, the campaign to fund Flow, described as “the world’s most magical controller,” has gone extremely well. The team — a group with a mix of electrical engineering and industrial design backgrounds — wanted to raise U.S. $50,000. Instead, ...Read More »
Adding Cognition, Machine Learning, and Prediction to Products: a Far-Fetched Dream or Worthy Endeavor?
Every year, at Congress on the Future of Engineering Software (COFES), industry leaders gather to discuss — and sometimes speculate on — characteristics and attributes of the tools and technologies next-generation engineers and designers might need. This year (COFES 2014, ...Read More »
Sophi Leporte (age 17) first came in contact with CAD in a class at Terra Linda High School, San Rafael, California. The students were asked to design their own wind turbine, to be printed out later in a 3D printer. ...Read More »