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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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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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Innovations Improve Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Innovations Improve Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Starting with less than 500 in 2009, there are now over 19,000 public-access charging outlets available to electric vehicle owners at commuter lots, parking garages, airports, retail areas, and thousands of locations where EV owners can conveniently plug in as part of their daily routines. There are thousands more located in private homes, and for …

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Rickshaw Bagworks Brings Manufacturing Back

Rickshaw Bagworks Brings Manufacturing Back

The mission here at Rickshaw is to make our own things in our own factory. Our products here are cut and sow products, we make them in our own cut and sow factory here in San Francisco, something of a dying breed, not only in san francisco but in the United States. We’re focused on …

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Demonstrating Prosperity at GH Manufacturing

Demonstrating Prosperity at GH Manufacturing

(music) In 1985 Proctor and Gamble decided to change packaging for Pamper diapers from boxes to bags. We have the experience in Germany for Pamper bags and we could go in this business, and I made the first Pamper bags in Canada. And this was running in 1998 and I sold this plant. You know, …

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Meet the Robots at Amazon

Meet the Robots at Amazon

Pedro Domingos: On the ranking of things to worry about, Skynet coming and taking over doesn’t even rank in the top ten. It distracts attention from the more urgent things, for example, what’s going to happen to jobs. Narrator: For a glimpse into the future, consider one of the largest companies on the planet—Amazon. Tye …

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Tiny Stepper Motor Driver Carrier for ESP32 Feather

Tiny Stepper Motor Driver Carrier for ESP32 Feather

In this episode I’ll be designing and building these tiny stepper motor drivers for the Adafruit feather To start off I’ll design the circuit board schematic in Eagle. It uses four Pololu DRV8835 driver carriers Next I’ll design the board layout. Here I’ll place the parts on the board and let the auto router connect …

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Volvo Trucks – How 72,000 heavy-duty engines a year are manufactured – Trucks’ Anatomy E02

Volvo Trucks – How 72,000 heavy-duty engines a year are manufactured – Trucks’ Anatomy E02

Have you ever wondered how a truck really works? How it’s built? How it’s developed? Let us show you. This is ‘Truck’s Anatomy’. I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, sitting here making my own tin soldiers. It’s a fairly easy process, where the secret to success lies in the preparation of the mould. However, we are …

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