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2016
In today’s hyper-competitive technology landscape, a basic knowledge of patents is essential for any engineer who suspects that their current passion project could be the next big thing. Whether you're applying on behalf of your organisation or seeking a grant for a home-made invention, a refresher on the basics of patent law is worthwhile for beginners and experts alike.   To get you started, here are five key considerations every engineer should look at before they apply for their ...
  Future Home is a Norwegian start-up initiative that utilises smart technology to allow users to control, automate and monitor hundreds of smart devices remotely through a single Smart Hub gateway, which is managed via a simple, user-friendly app.   The company’s three founding members – CEO Erik Stokkeland, Frontend Developer Bjarne Handeland and Development Manager Odd Eivind Evensen – first came up with the idea while studying together at the University of Stavan ...
Video game Quadrilateral Cowboy is developed by Brendon Chung and has a release date of July 25th. Quadrilateral Cowboy lets you become the hacker you dreamed of being. (via Blendo Games)   Education, video games, are they a perfect match?   Movies like Hackers or shows like Mr.Robot makes the world of breaking into computers seem glamorous, dangerous, and fun. There are people who have the know-how to hack, but if hacking isn't your thing Quadrilateral Cowboy is your chance to exper ...
Sonoma State University offers Maker Professional Development courses and certificates for educators to implement into the classroom. (via Sonoma.edu)   I’ll be the first to admit it, I had no idea that some colleges are offering Maker-centric courses aimed at educators for implementation into the classroom as well as the community. To put it simpler- the courses provide educators with the resources to implement maker activities in in schools, clubs, community centers, libraries, and ...
  Bar graph, screen capture, charting growth of Maker Faire attendance over the last decade. Is the Maker Movement just a trend? The combination of affordable, desktop fabrication machines, an increase in demand for locally made products, and a nationwide rejection of Industrial Revolution-style work indicates the Maker Movement is here to stay. In fact, you should probably jump on board. . Via: Make:     When we think of the Maker Movement, images of DIY robots made with spar ...