In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal Mills and Ottino make an analogy to drivers of growth in the last century. The advent of the automobile, telephone, and electricity paved the way for a century of amazing progress. In this century they predict wireless connectivity, smart manufacturing and material developments catalyzing a new raft of technological developments in this century. Under smart manufacturing they highlight the advances in 3d printing. 3d printing, traditionally in the realm of inorganic materials has spilled over to the organic world. Scaffolds printed from organic material have been used in regenerative medicine to replicate postage stamp sized swatches into replacement organs. You can read about some of these advances at Tom’s blog. Also, 3d printing has made its way to an appliance level device. Now you can acquire a unit that sits on your desktop and links to your computer wirelessly. Download some files and you can realize a 3d object right on your desktop! The Cubify unit was rolled out at CES 2012. Read Zagg’s account here.
It is the New Year and Teddy and TLC Construction are getting inquiries from customers about how to update their bathrooms. The customers have all kinds of budgets and all kinds of ideas. Teddy loves working with them to help customize a solution that would excite them!
So where to start? Teddy and the experienced contractors at TLC Construction sit down with each customer to discuss their particular situation, needs and wants.
Is it my imagination or is cheese consumption on the rise? Cheese seems to be in about everything we eat from appetizers to vegetables. No, it’s not my imagination. Americans are consuming an average 33 pounds of cheese a year – three times more than in 1970.
But that’s good, isn’t it? Cheese a healthy food - right? Let’s take a closer look.
What is really important if we want to try to maintain brain health?You probably know the practices that promote good dental and cardio health.Those are the same choices that help keep our brains healthy. Professionals in the healthcare industry suggest fruit,vegetable and fish based diet...daily exercise..brain sparking by trying new activities frequently..and regular reading and laughing.Yes, laughing apparently releases hormones and chemicals in the brain that bathe our brains in a healthy way.
Here at Council Blogs we named 2012 the Year of Findability. Our bloggers have found new and creative ways to develop their Search Engine Optimization or SEO. We find the term ‘Findability’ is more descriptive and palatable for novices. But, novice aside you can enjoy SEO like a pro. Here at the cyber wigwam we have explored techniques for increasing findability in our all our social media tools like LinkedIn and YouTube as well as Google. And of course, the battle cry for all bloggers in 2012: “Don’t forget your tags!”