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reuters.com - Paul Lienert,Ben Klayman - Next step for EVs: Design batteries to strengthen car, extend range
Next step for EVs: Design batteries to strengthen car, extend range
Reuters

DETROIT, July 23 (Reuters) - Automakers and battery manufacturers are racing to develop new electric-vehicle batteries that can reinforce body structures and open the door to breakthroughs in driving range. What engineers call structural batteries…

medium.com - Cat Drew - Design for Planet Festival
Design for Planet Festival
Medium

It's 100 days to go until COP26 — the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference — and the most important summit on climate change in a generation. As part of the government's #OneStepGreener campaign, we are proud to announce that…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Cadence Design Systems launches Cerebrus machine learning for chip design
Cadence Design Systems launches Cerebrus machine learning for chip design
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. It was only a matter of time before machine learning transformed the world of chip design. Cadence Design Systems, which makes design tools that engineers use to create…

cnbc.com - Reuters - Next step for EVs: Design batteries to strengthen car, extend range
Next step for EVs: Design batteries to strengthen car, extend range
CNBC

What engineers call structural batteries hold the promise of lighter weight and greater energy efficiency - resulting in driving ranges between charges that are nearly double the 326 miles of a Tesla Model Y. The technology is in its infancy, and…

redstate.com - Sister Toldjah - Priorities: San Francisco Prepares to Blow $300,000 on Designer Trash Cans as Homeless Crisis Worsens
Priorities: San Francisco Prepares to Blow $300,000 on Designer Trash Cans as Homeless Crisis Worsens
Redstate

Not surprisingly, homelessness and crime are up big time in Democrat-run cities across the country, including in San Francisco, where criminals have been caught on video brazenly stealing from drugstores in the middle of the day in plain view of…

gamasutra.com - Staff - Get a job: Legends of Learning is looking for a Senior Systems Designer
Get a job: Legends of Learning is looking for a Senior Systems Designer
Gamasutra

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry! Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now. Location: 100% remote US time zone DISCLAIMER: While we are…

stuff.co.nz - Toa's new teat: Weta Workshop design allows baby orca to feed as he would in the wild
Toa's new teat: Weta Workshop design allows baby orca to feed as he would in the wild
Stuff

Stranded baby orca Toa is now being fed up to 10 times of day using an artificial teat, designed by Weta Workshop, which mimics how it would feed in the wild. With the help of his new teat, which was designed by Weta Workshop and Weta Digital, Toa…

techcrunch.com - Brian Heater - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
TechCrunch

Alphabet's public-facing history with robotics has, thus far, been a spotty one. Most notably, Google X's big acquisition push culminated in its selling Boston Dynamics to Softbank (who eventually flipped it to Hyundai). Alphabet/Google's…

businessinsider.com - Aaron Holmes - TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
Business Insider

Erin Bond Erin Bond took an unorthodox path to the software engineering field. A former elementary school teacher, Bond learned to code five years ago through a one-year course at the Ada Developers Academy. Now, as an engineer at Code.org, Bond is…

adafruit.com - Stanford engineers design an accurate wearable calorie burn counter #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi #opensource
Stanford engineers design an accurate wearable calorie burn counter #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi #opensource
Adafruit

Current fitness trackers aren't the best at predicting actual calories burned. A team at Stanford created this open source wearable to better track real energy use. Engineers from Stanford University have developed a new calorie burn measurement…

techpp.com - Nimish Dubey - Poco F3 GT: Made of Mad-deningly Good Design
Poco F3 GT: Made of Mad-deningly Good Design
TechPP

The mid-segment of the Indian smartphone market – that belt that roughly lies between Rs 10,000 – 30,000, with different tiers of its own – is best known for its price to spec ratio battles. You do get some remarkably powerful…

dailymail.co.uk - Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud gets new co-presenter
Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud gets new co-presenter
Mail Online

He's fronted the show solo for two decades. And, Grand Designs: The Streets host Kevin McCloud, 62, is to get a new co-presenter as architect Natasha Huq has been signed up to join the Channel 4 show. Two new six-part series, expected to start next…

entrepreneur.com - Ross Andrew Paquette - 3 Keys to Building an Ecommerce Business Designed for Growth
3 Keys to Building an Ecommerce Business Designed for Growth
Entrepreneur

The ecommerce industry is booming, with many direct-to-consumer brands seeing record-breaking revenue numbers throughout 2020 and Q1 of 2021. The global pandemic contributed heavily to this, with many consumers having no other option than shopping…

dicebreaker.com - Matt Jarvis - Itch.io's Creator Day returns to give 100% of revenue to devs and designers on the indie marketplace
Itch.io's Creator Day returns to give 100% of revenue to devs and designers on the indie marketplace
Dicebreaker

Indie marketplace Itch.io is currently running its second Creator Day, giving 100% of revenue to creators on the platform for 24 hours - including a number of tabletop designers, titles and roleplaying games. As with the first Creator Day on May…

yankodesign.com - Sarang Sheth - 8 of the most thrilling Automotive Designs from the iF Design Award global design community
8 of the most thrilling Automotive Designs from the iF Design Award global design community
Yanko Design

The iF Design Award has been consistently hand-picking the best, most innovative designs since 1953, honoring top-class achievements in categories spanning Product Design, Transportation Design, Communication Design, Packaging, Service Design…

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