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Improve Food Production Using Data?

Anyone who has done as little as dabble with a houseplant understands just how difficult it can be to predict from one day to the next what it really needs. Even the most accomplished gardeners will tell you that they’ve killed nearly as many tomatoes and squash as they’ve helped thrive, despite their best efforts.…

Why Would Anyone Beat up a Robot?

Have we turned a corner in robot technology? If the engineers at Boston Dynamics have anything to say about it, the answer is an emphatic “Yes!” But all of this progress doesn’t just happen in a lab. Sometimes it comes down to a good old-fashioned rumble, man to robotic man. Boston Dynamics Builds Advanced Robots…

What is BIM and Why Does it Matter?

Building information modeling, or BIM, as it’s more commonly known, deals with so much more than just a model. Models have been around for ages. BIM is something very different, yet also the same, and it’s bringing together architects, engineers and owners for the life of a project. A lot of misconceptions exist, but the…

Thought Leader Series: Outsourcing Video Production vs. In-house Team: Which Way Should You Go?

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Net Zero Building: Is it All It’s Cracked up to Be?

Net-zero building design is supposed to be the modern pinnacle of ecologically sound, sustainable living and the pathway to dramatically reduced carbon emissions and waste. So why isn’t everyone excited about it? It’s already been exhibited as realistic. The U.S. Department of Energy hosts its Race to Zero college student design competition each year, and…

How PDH Online Courses Boost Your Career

Because engineering isn’t just one discipline, but many, there’s no individual way to approach continuing education or C.E. units for engineers. More formally known as professional development hours, this regular, mid-career training bridges the educational gaps that appear with each advance in the respective industries. It also helps your education stay fresh so that you…