Apple's software engineering chief tells us why there's no touchscreen Mac (CNET News)

| October 27, 2016

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Craig Federighi discusses the thinking behind the Touch Bar, describes the challenges of adding Touch ID - and reveals that Apple had built several touchscreen prototypes.

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The Oxford Robotics and Additive Manufacturing Society (OxRAM) is the first University Society in the UK for 3D printing, additive manufacturing and robotics. Embedded in the University of Oxford, we are an educational and research platform that aims to empower both academia and industry through consultancy and collective research efforts.

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Sustainable Construction and its Role in Making a Better Modern World

Article | March 12, 2020

Green and sustainable – these have become the main objectives of most construction projects being made today. And why not when they offer a lot of benefits not just to the environment but to the building owner and occupants too. When we hear of sustainability, the first context that comes to mind is that of the environment. But since the EIA U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that almost 50% of CO2 is emitted by buildings, it’s about time sustainability is spoken widely also in the context of architecture.

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How Robotaxis Will Change the Way We Move

Article | February 19, 2020

From pedicabs to yellow cabs, hailing rides has been a decades-long convenience. App-based services like Uber and Lyft have made on-demand travel even faster and easier. With the advent of autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing promises to raise the bar on safety and efficiency. Known as robotaxis, these shared vehicles are purpose-built for transporting groups of people along optimized routes, without a human driver at the wheel.

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EDM set to lead skills development in new £10 million digital engineering centre

Article | February 11, 2020

UWE Bristol will play a central role in a new £10 million digital engineering centre for the region. The Centre for Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation is a research, innovation and skills initiative created to develop and accelerate digital engineering across multiple industry sectors, to ultimately benefit future generations of engineers and engineering products, and to help tackle global challenges.

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IFS CLOUD FOR CONSTRUCTION – THE TIME TO TRANSITION IS NOW

Article | May 13, 2021

Theconstruction industryhas long been challenged by a number of inefficiencies. As countries across the world look to stimulate their economies into recovery, investment in infrastructure and construction projects is at the forefront for many—meaning now is the time for construction companies to face and resolve their inefficiencies. In an earlier blog I looked atkey trends in the industry for 2021and noted that increasing productivity is still one of the major hurdles that the industry needs to overcome. However while there is no one-size-fits all to resolving this, there are some general themes that can be adopted by all who are ready to transition to a more dynamic, agile and profitable construction company which is centered around the adoption of best practices.

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Oxford Robotics and Additive Manufacturing Society

The Oxford Robotics and Additive Manufacturing Society (OxRAM) is the first University Society in the UK for 3D printing, additive manufacturing and robotics. Embedded in the University of Oxford, we are an educational and research platform that aims to empower both academia and industry through consultancy and collective research efforts.

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