The perfect bartender, as per Hollywood, is an Android. Picture from Passengers movie by Columbia Pictures
Quick with a joke or a light of your smoke. That’s not AI. Not yet.
Michael Sheen plays the perfect bartender in Passengers, a sci flick. H…
The Icon Explore electric mountain bike can go 15 miles uphill—and very fast downhill, thanks to its ability to lean into a turn. Picture from ICON Explore Instagram.
Christian Bagg greets SolidWorks users from his wheelchair in the lobby of the…Continue reading →
Kishore Boyalakuntla, VP, Product Portfolio Management, DS SolidWorks(Image from LinkedIn.)
The most popular professional MCAD software in the world, SOLIDWORKS, is going to get a major enhancement come November. To tell us about it is Kishore Boyalak…Continue reading →
As only China can do, a tremendous amount of engineering talent is supplied at low cost. Combined with the lower cost of materials and manufacturing, how hard can it be to see a market leading product — whether it is a 3D printer, a CNC machine, an au…Continue reading →
Quick – what’s the area of a dodecahedron? I know, if you had a pad and pencil and a little time, you could derive it. I’ll bet the time required is a square function of the time you have been out of school though.
Don’t worry, the answer is at y…
A hundred years of hurricanes. Forecasting hurricanes still agonizingly difficult, even though simulation models are run on some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Map by Top Tjukanov.
When you need a weather forecast the most –…Continue reading →
At first glance, it looks like a great cover shot –especially if you’re a cyclist. An engineering software company (that shall go unnamed) features a cyclist being analyzed with CFD. But, on close inspection, it doesn’t hold up. It is soon to be rippe…Continue reading →
Stephen Hooper, Autodesk’s senior director of Manufacturing Business Strategy and Marketing was on the phone. Autodesk will be throwing simulation and CAM into Inventor—not just any simulation, but NASTRAN, which was previously trying to se…Continue reading →
Hyperloop – It Starts With Hype
[Any similarities between characters portrayed here on ENGINEERING.com are purely coincidental.]
If Walter Matthau was an engineer. From The Front Page movie.
The Grumpy Engineer is not in a good mood. A fall a f…Continue reading →
Google Glass, the futuristic eyewear by Google that would start filming people if you blinked twice – freaked a lot of people out. A new term was coined (glasshole) for the wearer, who took a risk of getting beat up by people who didn’t tak…Continue reading →