The Dimension Revolution

In previous posts I have spoken about the potential impact of nanotechnology. However, creating machines smaller than the size of a molecule has often been hindered by issues with power sources. Engineers have invented many miniaturised devices, such as medical implants, but the batteries to power them have been larger than the devices themselves, making them unusable. However, the revolution in 3D printing has allowed manufacturers to produce batteries smaller than the width of a human hair with the power to ...

Outsourcing out of the box?

As I spent a frustrating 15 minutes speaking to a newly established call centre in the Asian subcontinent and not achieving anything as I was put on hold for the 4th time, I was reading this BBC article posted on my son's facebook page - seems like outsourcing can have its individual benefits, although possibly not in the long term. US employee 'outsourced job to China' Security audit finds dev OUTSOURCED his JOB to China to goof off at work It seems that ...