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5 IoT Deployment Flaws to Avoid 2019-01-15 06:00:00For the third time in as many weeks, the IoT alarm system deployed in my home decided to go on the fritz. The first time, sensors started to chirp ann

'Big Arse Toilet' Concept Turns Waste to Electricity, 2019-01-15 05:00:00 The “Big Arse Toilet” could provide toilet facilities and electricity for up to eight dwellings. (Image source: Spark Architects) One o

Bio-inspired Material Can Follow the Sun 2019-01-15 04:00:00Researchers have developed new, bio-inspired materials that can move in response to different stimuli. The materials—called liquid-crystal elast

15 Examples of the Past, Present, and Future 2019-01-14 06:00:00By Engineers, For Engineers. Join our in-depth conference program with over 100 technical paper sessions, panels, and tutorials spanning 15 track

Predictive Maintenance Can Benefit All Manufacturers 2019-01-14 05:00:00Predictive maintenance based on machine learning has reached the point where it can benefit virtually every manufacturer, big or small, an expert will

Inkjet, Laser Printers Used to Fabricate E-Skin 2019-01-14 04:00:00Researchers have developed a way to print stretchable electronic skins using a normal inkjet or laser printer. In doing so, they are significantly adv

Meet Misty II: The Robot As a Platform, 2019-01-11 06:00:00 Misty Robotics says Misty II is a development platform, not just another personal robot. (Image source: Misty Robotics) Developers may remember a tim

Industrial Ethernet Creates Value for Process Control 2019-01-11 05:00:00An ongoing megatrend in automation and control is the development of Industrial Ethernet technologies targeting the needs of process control applicati

Graphene-Based Electronic Fibers for Wearable Textiles 2019-01-11 04:00:00Graphene has shown its versatility for materials science, electronics, and numerous other scientific applications time and again. Now, researchers are

Additive Manufacturing Automation Brings Down Costs; Increases Productivity 2019-01-10 06:00:00Additive manufacturing (AM) still looms large in our science fiction imaginations in the form of Star Trek-like replication machines that will create

2019 Will Be the Year of Open Source 2019-01-09 06:00:00 (Image source: Markus Spiske on Unsplash) After decades of being looked at as more of a subculture (or arguably counter-culture) in th

Beyond the Trade War: Why Reshoring Makes for 2019-01-09 05:00:00There’s a reason the U.S. trade deficit with China exceeded $301 billion in 2018. Cheap labor and fewer regulations mean that “Made in Chi

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Senegal’s Museum of Black Civilizations Welcomes Some Treasures 2019-01-15 16:52:48With its focus on black cultural contributions across the world, a museum opens amid a heated debate about reclaiming plundered art.

Big Fairs Dominate the Art World. Small Galleries 2019-01-15 10:20:02The Condo group exhibition, whose fourth London edition opened on Saturday, lets smaller dealerships attract new faces by sharing their spaces and cli

Trilobites: In an Ancient Nun’s Teeth, Blue Paint 2019-01-14 23:09:19A rare blue pigment, discovered in the fossilized plaque of a German nun, hints at a broader role for women in the production of religious texts.

Jessica Tcherepnine, Exacting Botanical Artist, Is Dead at 2019-01-14 16:01:00Ms. Tcherepnine painted blossoms from her family garden in England and became a world-renowned botanical artist after moving to the United States.

Russian Artist, Sentenced Over Bank Fire, Dedicates Trial 2019-01-14 13:37:36Pyotr Pavlensky was given a three-year sentence for lighting a fire as part of a work of performance art. He will not serve any time in prison.

Warhol Foundation Overturns 8-Year Smithsonian Funding Ban 2019-01-11 19:28:57The foundation decided to ban grants to the Smithsonian when a video by David Wojnarowicz was removed from an exhibition in 2010.

Prosecutors: Art Dealer Mary Boone Should Go to 2019-01-11 14:28:16In a court filing, prosecutors asked a federal judge to sentence Ms. Boone to as much as three years in prison for filing false tax returns.

Unearthing Photography’s Time Capsule 2019-01-11 10:00:07Four trailblazing photographers — Robert Frank, Robert Heinecken, Dave Heath and John Wood — collaborated on a project that was hidden for

‘Harry Potter’ at Night: Historical Society Extends Exhibition 2019-01-11 10:00:04During the final week of a blockbuster exhibition, the museum will offer visitors a late-night Potter fix.

This Week in Arts: a Menagerie, Fresh-Picked Plays 2019-01-11 08:00:06Animals from the American Folk Art Museum share a habitat with paintings from Fountain House Gallery that embrace a similar theme.

Public Art: Love It? Hate It? Tell Us 2019-01-11 05:00:07Is there a work of public art in your neighborhood or elsewhere that makes you smile, grimace or just scratch your head? We’d like to know.

22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This 2019-01-10 17:00:03Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.

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rzlbd retains historical façade to create new baghdad 2019-01-16 13:15:55the design incorporates the remains of the baghdad governorate building, which has lain in ruins since 2003. The post rzlbd retains historical fa&cced

école des ponts paristech’s design by data masters 2019-01-16 11:30:56with the masters program set for its fourth edition, we highlight five graduates who detail the benefits, projects and possibilities of design by data

this little white (& black) chapel in las 2019-01-16 10:09:44rendered with a cartoon-like quality, the interior feels strangely flattened, like a sheet of paper without three dimensional qualities. The post this

the magenta tiny house is a kitsch interpretation 2019-01-16 07:20:15an unapologetically pink timber structure and a manifesto of independent housing, against debt and mortgages. The post the magenta tiny house is a kit

kim yun-hwan composes furniture pieces using hand-carved wooden 2019-01-16 07:05:16the unintended series is entirely handmade, taking up to 12 hours a day to complete each object. The post kim yun-hwan composes furniture pieces using

FORM builds thick concrete volumes to create the tranquil 2019-01-16 06:50:20the south elevation creates a symmetrical façade, in which a central recess announces the main entrance to the house. The post FORM builds

customizable alf dafrè cabinets tailor-made for interior spaces 2019-01-16 06:29:18with a new factory focusing on quality, production flexibility and waste reduction, alf dafrè unveils three systems of cabinets: ‘DAY COL

kiyakabin resort villa on lombok island, indonesia, derives 2019-01-16 06:10:43developed by atelier riri in collaboration with local artisans, the project combines the characters of vernacular living with modern low-energy buildi

nissan’s IMs concept takes design cues from the 2019-01-16 05:30:33the nissan IMs is defined by an abundance of japanese design cues and characterized by its pure EV identity. The post nissan’s IMs concept takes

opposite office proposes to transform london’s buckingham palace 2019-01-16 04:50:34the architects envision an extension to the current residence of queen elizabeth II to provide living spaces for 50,000 people. The post opposite

NVIDIA’s ‘kitchen manipulator’ is the ultimate robot chef 2019-01-15 12:01:45the AI-powered robot can track objects like dirty dishes, open and close drawers, identify ingredients and even make meals. The post NVIDIA&rsquo

cadaval & solà-morales builds a stone pool house 2019-01-15 10:49:08although through its form and materiality the structure exists in permanent dialog with the site's main dwelling, it also seeks to create a 'world o