April 30th, 2013:
I know the GTI blog has talked about 3D printing to death, but I couldn’t help myself after finding out that San Diego based Organovo successfully produced 3D samples of human liver cells using a bio... read more
May 8th, 2013:
This past Saturday was the Fourth of May, or better yet May the Fourth. Many of you know what I am talking about but if you don’t, try to complete the following sentence, “May the fourth (... read more
March 21st, 2014:
It's that time of the year! Finally the snow is melting, the sun is shining and opportunities are blossoming. With so much energy and vivacity brewing it's no surprise that BIOMEDevice is in Boston... read more
March 24th, 2014:
Oculus Rift has made a lot of noise since unveiling its newest prototype dubbed “Crystal Cove” earlier this year at CES. It sports a 1080p OLED display, positional head tracking, and features an... read more
March 31st, 2014:
Hollywood script writers have been commissioned for psychological studies of terrorists, they have come up with forward-thinking and (way) outsite-the-box solutions to many social and technological... read more
April 21st, 2014:
  How seemingly simple engineering advances will impact racing and production automobiles for many years to come. Mercedes formula one team this year made a small but significant change to... read more
May 2nd, 2014:
People are once again building and inventing things for themselves. After two generations of Americans that had no idea how to change the oil in their cars, much less how their toaster worked, people... read more
May 20th, 2014:
To me, one of the coolest things about the ‘maker-movement’ is not the cool stuff people build, but rather the innovative low cost tools they build to enable those projects. Hackerspaces, makerspaces... read more
June 23rd, 2014:
When I was young, all of the adults I looked up to made great efforts to make sure that I learned to share and play nice with others. They taught me compromise and negotiation, and most of the time... read more
July 14th, 2014:
The advent of cheap microcontrollers, single board computers and accompanying electronics have ushered a time where creating complex electromechanical systems have never been easier. A few of the... read more
July 29th, 2014:
The Sowden Softbrew is a very simple manual coffee maker. It uses a ceramic pot to steep coffee in the same manner as steeping tea. The process is a little slower than most coffee makers, but it... read more
August 4th, 2014:
Every few years there seems to be a new TV special explaining the “secrets” of how ancient civilizations accomplished their technical and engineering feats. There are claims that Martians built the... read more
August 26th, 2014:
“Humans Need Not Apply”, the latest viral video by CGP Grey, is an interesting yet unsettling 15-minute documentary about how technology and process automation is making many everyday human jobs... read more
September 30th, 2014:
The development of numerical methods like FEM to study large complex physical models was a huge step forward in the ability to predict and tailor designs per the environment. Large scale application... read more
October 22nd, 2014:
As someone who exercises regularly, I often wonder how much energy could be created by all the workouts being done.  It reminds me about something I read long ago about splitting wood., the... read more
November 4th, 2014:
You’re hard at work on a project when you have to stop everything to fix a computer problem. You call your computer manufacturer’s help line, where a technician diagnoses and helps you solve the... read more