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  • Engineers can now reverse-engineer 3D models

    A system that uses a technique called constructive solid geometry (CSG) is allowing MIT researchers to deconstruct objects and turn them into 3D models, thereby allowing them to reverse-engineer complex things. The system appeared in a paper entitled “InverseCSG: Automatic Conversion of 3D Models to CSG Trees” by Tao Du, Jeevana Priya Inala, Yewen Pu, [

    TechCrunch
  • Oregon engineer wins freedom of speech lawsuit against 'overzealous' Board of Engineers

    In 2017, Mats Järlström was fined $500 by the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying for using the word “engineer” to describe himself. The board also forbade him from publicly talking about engineering subject matter. Järlström filed a civil rights lawsuit claiming the board was infringing

    TechSpot
  • Evolution of Search Engines: How Will Search Engines Look in 10 Years?

    From Text to Voice to AR/VR to Smart Cities: The Future of Search Engines Rapidly Approaches

    hackernoon.com
  • Judge Confirms: Oregon Engineer Has a First Amendment Right to Call Himself an Engineer

    A federal judge has ruled that the Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying violated the First Amendment when it tried to fine Mats Järlström—an Oregonian with a degree in engineering and years of experience in the field—for describing himself as "an engineer." In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stacie F. Beckerman issued a permanent injunction against the board's enforcement of the relevant rules, which had included trying to fine Järlström $500 for describing...

    Reason.com
  • A weak society

    When did the controversial methods in the war on drugs begin taking root? by Ana Marie Pamintuan

    philstar.com
  • How Argentina Was Engineered to Collapse

    High inflation, high taxes, low economic freedom and very high burdens on investment

    www.infowars.com
  • Polite Fortnite Society

    My parents are approaching 60. When they were young, they hung out at diners, or drove around in their cars. My generation hung out in the parking lot after school, or at the mall. My colleague John Biggs often talks of hanging out with his nerd buddies in his basement, playing games and making crank [

    TechCrunch
  • Pet of the Weekend: Junior the Puppy!

    I am a playful puppy who loves to explore! I have lots of energy and love playing with toys! Guess what? I would love to go home with you! Find me at the SPCA for Monterey County.

    KSBW
  • Should researchers engineer a spicy tomato?

    The chili pepper, from an evolutionary perspective, is the tomato's long-lost spitfire cousin. They split off from a common ancestor 19 million years ago but still share some of the same DNA. While the tomato plant went on to have a fleshy, nutrient-rich fruit yielding bountiful harvests, the more agriculturally difficult chili plant went defensive, developing capsaicinoids, the molecules that give peppers their spiciness, to ward off predators.

    phys.org
  • Entrepreneurship Is the New Engine of Global Collaboration

    Now more than ever, entrepreneurs need to think like diplomats.

    Entrepreneur
  • Here's how origami could be used to shape the future of engineering

    Folding a paper crane is a slow, methodical process. So is unfolding an array of solar panels in space.

    phys.org
  • How Trulia began paying down its technical debt

    As every software company knows, over time as code ages and workarounds build on work-arounds, the code base becomes bloated. It becomes ever more difficult to get around the technical debt that you’ve built up over time. It’s really impossible to avoid this phenomenon, but at some point, companies realize that the debt is so [

    TechCrunch
  • The 10 Most Technically Impressive Games of 2018

    As the new year begins to sink in, let's pump the brakes, and highlight a few standout games from 2018. We were pleasantly surprised to have yet another year squeezed full of sensational games, so trimming down the list to 10 technically impressive games was a true challenge. The post The 10 Most Technically Impressive Games of 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

    ExtremeTech
  • High society: a minimalist chalet in the Alps

    This chalet in the Italian Alps is almost Japanese in its minimalism: all understated calm and breathtaking views The interior of this three-bedroom apartment may be the height of cosy, understated luxe, but it’s the views that count: snow-covered peaks, dense pine forests and a picturesque mountain village all nestled in a valley 1,400m above sea level. La Thuile sits at the extreme west of Italy’s Valle d’Aosta, close to the border with France and Switzerland, part of a vast ski area known as...

    the Guardian
  • Luke Doty junior season football highlights

    Highlights of Luke Doty, a South Carolina Gamecocks football commit who led Myrtle Beach to a state title, in his junior season

    charlotteobserver
  • Former SNP MP probed by the Law Society

    Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh was yesterday forced to accept she had breached strict rules for solicitors while a partner at Hamilton Burns during a hearing of the Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal in Perth.

    Mail Online
  • Lakewood RT: Poor Junior’s Pizza

    Poor  Junior’s Pizza 14701 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH www.poorjuniors.com

    fox8.com
  • An Ocean Engineer and a Nuclear Physicist Walk Into Congress …

    Eight Democratic scientists won House seats in November, campaigning on issues like offshore drilling and climate change. Now they want to make Congress more scientific.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Twin-engine mail Jeep is quite a stretch

    Just the thing for a very special delivery.

    Fox News
  • Search engine Bing is showing child PORNOGRAPHY

    Researchers discovered that illegal photos of under-age boys and girls were displayed on the search engine's image results using simple search terms.

    Mail Online
  • How Uber Lite was engineered to thrive in emerging markets

    Last June, Uber launched its ‘diet’ app –Uber Lite – in India, with a view to support users with older phones, and those who frequently face connectivity issues. The app is now available in more than 14 countries, in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. The company claims it has 2.5 million downloads, and its users have completed more than 1.6 million rides in the past seven months. o how do you build a usable app for emerging markets and solve problems for the next billion users? We chatted with...

    The Next Web
  • Scientists improve on photosynthesis by genetically engineering plants

    Ever since Thomas Malthus issued his dire prediction in 1789 that population growth would always exceed food supply, scientists have worked to prove him wrong. So far, they've helped farmers to keep pace by developing bigger and better varieties of crops and other agricultural innovations.

    phys.org
  • How fast fashion hurts environment, workers, society

    The overabundance of fast fashion—readily available, inexpensively made clothing—has created an environmental and social justice crisis, claims a new paper from an expert on environmental health at Washington University in St. Louis.

    phys.org
  • Scientists want to genetically engineer a spicy tomato

    Bland tomato, you're out. Long live the spicy tomato.

    CNET