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The Drive to Level 5 Podcast - Episode 2019-08-16 09:00:00 The Automated Driving Vehicles Leaderboard from Navigant Research contends that partnerships will be important going forward, giv

Nickel May Be Limiting Material 2019-08-16 06:00:00Supplying raw materials for the increasing volumes of electric vehicles (EVs) produced worldwide is a source of growing concern among battery and vehi

Friday Funny: Don McMillan Continues the Tradition of 2019-08-16 05:30:00  Don McMillian insists that engineers are not boring just because they like boring things. RELATED ARTICLES: Friday Funny: Watch the Sufferin

5 Reasons You’ll Need a 3D Printer on 2019-08-15 06:00:00  RELATED ARTICLES: 7 Great NASA Technologies You Don't Know About Elon Musk Has 4 Keys to Colonizing Mars 8 Technologies We Owe to the Ap

Researchers Print Smallest Version of “Great Wave” Painting 2019-08-15 05:00:00Printing technology to create a printed drawing or some other type of image typically requires ink. However, an international group of researchers in

New Semiconductor Paves Way for Non-Toxic Solar Cells 2019-08-14 18:00:00Solar panels have been a great benefit to the world’s interest in deriving electricity from alternative energy sources. However, one drawback to

White Paper Explains PLC Data Capture at the 2019-08-14 05:30:00Opto 22 has released the white paper, “Meet the Future: Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers,” which discusses how controls engineers

The Drive to Level 5 Podcast - Episode 2019-08-13 09:00:00 High performance compute platforms such as the ones offered by Nvidia are key to the performance of autonomous vehicles. Shown above: An autonomous t

5 Books Every Embedded Systems Engineer Should Read 2019-08-13 06:00:00Jacob Beningo is an embedded software consultant who currently works with clients in more than a dozen countries to dramatically transform their busin

Understanding the Use of Implicits and Fields in 2019-08-13 05:30:00In traditional CAD environments, geometry can be defined and represented in more ways than one. If you have ever used a 3D modeling program, you&rsquo

Researchers Develop Graphene from Carbon Dioxide 2019-08-12 06:00:00We’ve recently told you how researchers have found various new ways to synthesize graphene, including using bark from eucalyptus trees and a pro

7 Can't-Miss Sessions from Drive World 2019 2019-08-12 05:00:00What do artificial intelligence, blockchain, and quantum computing all have in common? They're all emerging technologies that are having a significan

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8 New Comic Book Series for the End 2019-08-20 12:54:57The season may be winding down, but things are heating up for comics fans, with unusual plot lines and new kinds of heroes.

MCA Denver Names a New Director 2019-08-20 10:12:03Nora Burnett Abrams, the curator behind the museum’s Tara Donovan and Basquiat exhibitions, will lead the innovative contemporary art institutio

Could Architecture Help You Live Forever? 2019-08-20 05:01:24For a pair of avant-garde artists, eternal life wasn’t just a dream — it was a possibility. As long, that is, as you were committed t

Lee Krasner, Hiding in Plain Sight 2019-08-19 19:04:11A major touring retrospective of the American painter brings her out of the shadow of her famous husband.

The Met Reviews Items It Received From a 2019-08-19 16:47:08The Metropolitan Museum of Art is studying the Indian artifacts it holds that track back to a man accused of running a major antiquities smuggling rin

The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement 2019-08-17 05:39:49As the 19th Amendment turns 100, three exhibitions in Washington explore the contentious — and unfinished — struggle for voting rights.

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First 2019-08-17 01:44:52The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number

Disney’s Haunted Mansion at 50: The Ghosts Are 2019-08-17 01:38:38Superfans share their memories of this macabre but delightful Disneyland attraction.

Star Architect Must Pay Venice Over Bridge Too 2019-08-16 14:24:05An Italian court fined Santiago Calatrava 78,000 euros, saying the damage done to the glass-and-steel structure by rolling luggage was predictable.

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism 2019-08-16 12:54:26Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis.

My Bill Viola Video Marathon 2019-08-16 09:03:58From sunrise to sundown, a Philadelphia visit rediscovers the artist’s challenging contributions to installation art.

Art Disappears in Private Hands. Can Social Media 2019-08-16 05:24:12Private art collections are notoriously secretive. A collective website aims to make them viewable by all.

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sasan nasernia deconstructs persian and arabic calligraphy to New! 2019-08-22 11:58:34abstracted letterforms, often geometrically configured, are stretched and distorted beyond their usual bounds, 'dripping' onto the floor and stretch

heatherwick studio plans giant ‘planted pergola’ for mixed-use New! 2019-08-22 10:16:44the undulating structure rises like a gently sloping hillside before puncturing the ground to allow natural light into the basement zones. The post he

purpose built moto restyles ducati GT1000 modern classic New! 2019-08-22 07:18:53having aged over 50,000 km, purpose built moto refines and renews a ducati GT1000 cafe racer to offer an even sportier ride. The post purpose built mo

ink calligraphy furniture by apiwat chitapanya flows like New! 2019-08-22 06:45:31designed for thai brand masaya, the pieces embody the rhythm, movement and flow of chinese calligraphy painting. The post ink calligraphy furniture by

penguin-shaped egg-holder and boiler designed to dive into New! 2019-08-22 06:15:58holding up to half a dozen eggs in its hollow form, the 'egguins' by peleg design appears as if a small colony of penguins. The post penguin-shaped

solo houses summer show features pezo von ellrichshausen, New! 2019-08-22 05:35:04the group show is experienced as part of a route that leads visitors across the natural landscape of eastern spain. The post solo houses summer show

an intricate wooden canopy tops JK-AR’s house of New! 2019-08-22 05:05:18functioning both structurally and aesthetically, the canopy has been constructed from 4006 pieces and using only wooden joinery. The post an intricate

this 100% plant and algae T-shirt can biodegrade New! 2019-08-22 04:01:38all you need to do is remember to compost it at the end of its life. The post this 100% plant and algae T-shirt can biodegrade in just 12 weeks appear

wilson architects deconstructs kooroomba chapel to frame mountain New! 2019-08-22 02:45:30the small timber frame building intends to explore the natural setting and provide visitors with a strong sense of place. The post wilson architects d

geoship, the bioceramic dome for the homeless designed New! 2019-08-21 23:15:00the geoship bioceramic domes for social housing are affordable, energy sufficient, fire resistant and disaster resilient. The post geoship, the biocer

C+A revives landmark building in kyoto university of 2019-08-21 20:05:10C+A aimed to build a flexible hub for student activities on campus, enhancing the experience of students and teachers alike. The post C+A revives land

new video tours zaha hadid’s soon-to-open daxing airport 2019-08-21 17:01:12scheduled to open late september 2019, the 700,000 sqm airport is being constructed to ease the burden on the chinese captial’s existing airport