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Top Five SciTech Connect Engineering Articles of 2016
As we bid farewell to 2016, here’s a look back at the some interesting and thought-provoking engineering articles published on SciTech Connect this year. To review all the 2016 engineering articles, please click here.
I’ve taken the title from a 1980s video produced to promote the industry. It’s an industry pretty well hidden from the average person and was recently voted as “Essential to modern life” (1). It consumes large amounts of energy. But also has the capability of delivering renewable energy that can be used as a fossil fuel alternative. Read More
A strong driver of Industry 4.0 is the shift from the simple delivery of products towards a holistic provision of solutions. Customer satisfaction seems to require such a move beyond simple ownership models towards new, value-adding service/function schemes. Read More
As millions of students of all ages return to school this fall, they are making important choices that have a strong influence on their eventual career path – which college majors to pursue, which high school classes to take, even which elementary school extracurricular activities to join. Many of them – especially women, girls and members of minority groups – make choices that lead them away from professions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Read More
Deep Learning for medical image analysis has a growing impact on medical imaging, we talk to the Editors of Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis to find out more about their latest book. Read More
Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we’re in a rush. And attempts to make our devices more easily accessible with smart watches have so far fallen flat. Read More
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