Author: Nelson Padberg

We Solve for X: Rodney Brooks on American manufacturing

We Solve for X: Rodney Brooks on American manufacturing

[MUSIC PLAYING] RODNEY BROOKS: I’m going to talk about American manufacturing– how we solve for American manufacturing. American manufacturing is not dead despite what many people thinking about it. It’s a $2 trillion dollar enterprise. Chinese manufacturing is $2 trillion. European manufacturing is $2 trillion. Japanese manufacturing is $1 trillion. So that just gives you …

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Subletting a Giant Robot

Subletting a Giant Robot

– Well gang, looks like I’m about to head out on vacation. You sure you’ll be okay without me? – Oh yeah, we have nothing to worry about now that we’ve defeated Frogoad! – Oh God, that half toad, half frog monstrosity will be haunting my nightmares. – Cool, Well, I’ll be back in a …

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MOTOR UNIT RECRUITMENT

MOTOR UNIT RECRUITMENT

[Rumbling music] If I were to take a spoon and scoop some Cheerios on it, and do that, that’s a bicep curl. What’s the difference between [SEE VIDEO]…that, and putting a 60 pound dumbbell and doing a bicep curl? It’s the exact same movement, but it’s VERY different. And what’s the difference if I do …

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Odoo Manufacturing (Tour)

Odoo Manufacturing (Tour)

The average manufacturer might use as many as ten different applications to run their business. With each department using a different software solution, keeping everyone on the same page isn’t easy. Especially, when everyone has their own version of important documents and software integration can be a nightmare. It’s expensive, time consuming and inefficient. With …

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Success for Ross Valve Manufacturing Proves More than Just a Pipe Dream

Success for Ross Valve Manufacturing Proves More than Just a Pipe Dream

I like to consider it the Cinderella story, where you just take something that looks like it’s going terminal for the community, and the employees, and the customers, and you revive it, and you make it as good, if not better, than it was before. The Ross family started Ross Valve in 1879, manufacturing valve …

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