manufacturing

Re-Exposure
Re-Exposure

Copies of Copies: The Surprisingly Complicated Process of Making a CD

It takes a whole lot of steps to get an optical disc ready for your CD Walkman—yet it has a surprising amount in common with pressing a record.
Ernie Smith
3.27.17
The Robots Are Coming
The Robots Are Coming

A French Presidential Candidate Wants to Tax Robots to Save Human Workers

French Socialist Party candidate Benoit Hamon believes a tax on robots can offset human workers' lost wealth to automation.
Roisin Kiberd
2.3.17
Apple
Apple

Why an ‘Assembled in America’ iPhone Won’t Bring Back Skilled Manufacturing Jobs

It’s going to take a lot more than a trade war with China to stop forces like automation from transforming manufacturing.
Alasdair Allan
11.16.16
News
News

Robots Will Take Two-Thirds of All Jobs In the Developing World, UN Says

She who has the most robots wins.
Jordan Pearson
11.9.16
uk
uk

8Bit Just Became the First Vaping Company to Fold Because of New Regulations

8BitVape, a popular UK custom e-liquid manufacturer, announced it will be shutting down in the face of strict regulations.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.18.16
politics
politics

It's Official: The FDA Now Regulates Vaping

There's a change in the air.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.5.16
china
china

Chinese Chip Counterfeiter, Lured to US in Sting, Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

It's unlikely to put a dent in the booming illicit trade, however.
Joseph Cox
4.18.16
2016
2016

How Much Would Donald Trump's American-Made iPhone Actually Cost?

Trump wants to grow US manufacturing jobs by forcing Apple to build its products here.
Nicholas Deleon
1.19.16
Fashion
Fashion

Designers Hacked an Industrial Knitting Machine to '3D Print' Unique Pieces

The London-based group has tweaked the machine's software so wearers can customise their own knitwear.
Emiko Jozuka
11.16.15
hardware
hardware

Silicon Quantum Logic Gates Offer a Glimpse of Practical Quantum Computing

Common manufacturing materials for an uncommon technology.
Michael Byrne
10.7.15
machines
machines

This 3D Printer Can Print 10 Materials at Once

And fix imperfections as it goes.
Victoria Turk
8.24.15
Business
Business

Intel Delays Its Next Next-Generation 10 Nanometer Chips

But you probably won't know the difference.
Michael Byrne
7.18.15