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First-person digger: Stanley Black & Decker’s game controller for excavators
Ars Technica

Toolmaking giant aims to teach heavy metal machines robotic tricks—with a familiar interface. more…

Levi Strauss public again - Business News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net

Levi Strauss public again - Business News Castanet.net Levi Strauss shares surge in company's return to stock market The Globe and Mail Levi Strauss goes public for the second time CBC.ca Levi’s Goes Public, With Jeans on the Trading Floor The New York Times … more…

Unfeeling Malice – Asperger’s Children
Lrb.co.uk

In Nazi Germany paediatric psychiatrists served as consultants to youth groups, welfare offices and schools. It was the form their ‘national service’ took. They tracked subjects through childhood, shaped what was considered normal behaviour, and identified an… more…

Ransomware drops the Lillehammer on Norsk Hydro: Aluminium giant forced into manual mode after systems scrambled
Theregister.co.uk

Norway the power and metals wrangler could have seen this one coming Norwegian power and metals giant Norsk Hydro is battling an extensive ransomware infection on its computers.… more…

Behold the Anciente Mappe of Fairyland, a Fantastical 1917 Mashup of Tales from Homer’s Odyssey, King Arthur, the Brothers Grimm & More
Openculture.com

For most of publishing history, books for children meant primers and preachy religious texts, not mythical worlds invented just for kids. It’s true that fairy tales may have been specifically targeted to the young, but they were never childish. (See the origi… more…

If you want to fix San Francisco, don’t blame the NIMBYs — tax the rich, says Berkeley’s Richard Walker.
Recode

Walker’s latest book is all about “the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area.” more…

Full Q&A: European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager on Recode Decode
Recode

Vestager spoke with Recode’s Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at South By Southwest. more…

Full Q&A: European commissioner for competition Margethe Vestager on Recode Decode
Recode

Vestager spoke with Recode’s Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at South by Southwest. more…

The Polestar 2 is more than just a pretty face
Engadget

The Polestar 2 was unveiled ahead of the Geneva motor show via a livestream from Sweden. The automaker wanted more time to chat about the electric vehicle than the typical 15 to 20 minutes allotted at auto shows while also sticking to its environ... more…

HTT-Chef Ahlborn spricht auf der HANNOVER MESSE über den Bau des Hyperloops
T3n

Als Chef von Hyperloop Transportation Technologies arbeitet Dirk Ahlborn daran, eine kühne Verkehrsvision Realität werden zu lassen. Am 2. April 2019 spricht er im Rahmen der HANNOVER MESSE auf dem 1. INDUSTRIAL PIONEER SUMMIT. Im Sommer 2013 erschien das Whi… more…

Airbus and Boeing Are Signing Economic Suicide Pacts With China
Nakedcapitalism.com

Western companies that ought to know better are setting themselves up to have their lunch eaten by China. more…

Charting a course for chemistry
Nature.com

To mark the occasion of Nature Chemistry turning 10 years old, we asked scientists working in different areas of chemistry to tell us what they thought the most exciting, interesting or challenging aspects related to the development of their main field of res… more…

Why AI & IoT Need To Be Accepted Outside The C-Suite
Forbes.com

Manual processes in industrial environments have been the standard for decades, and AI and IoT need to work alongside those working intimately with machines if they are to make a real difference. more…

American Manufacturing Has Been Booming, And Now There Will Be A Big Convention To Celebrate It
Forbes.com

The Made In America 2019 convention this October will bring together exhibitors and industry professionals for the largest-ever assembly of U.S.-made products and machinery, to raise awareness of the economic, environmental, and community impact of American-m… more…

When Chivalry Is More Control Than Care
The New York Times

After a breakup, a woman wonders if traditional romance is a trap, and finds that the ordinary is the most romantic gesture of all. more…

Why Was the 20th Century Not a Chinese Century?
Bradford-delong.com

10000 words on why the 20th Century was not a Chinese century. Very few of these belong in a 20th Century history book, alas... ---- Kong Shangren (1699): >White glass from across the Western Seas Is ... more…

Global growth rebound hopes hit by weak factory data
Reuters

Manufacturers in Europe, Japan and the United States suffered in March as surveys showed trade tensions had left their mark on factory output, a setback for hopes the global economy might be turning the corner on its slowdown. more…

Local food industry brings wave of manufacturing jobs - Gazettextra
Gazettextra.com

Local food industry brings wave of manufacturing jobs Gazettextra Job growth has been a slog in some local segments of the manufacturing sector in the decade since the collapse of Janesville's automaking industry. But a few... more…

Is the business model for American national news “Trump plus rolling scandals”? And is that sustainable? - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Niemanlab.org

Is the business model for American national news “Trump plus rolling scandals”? And is that sustainable? Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard An interview with researcher C.W. Anderson: "You do have to wonder how long we can keep up before people have a nervous b… more…

GEA Group AG (GEAGF) CEO Stefan Klebert on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seekingalpha.com

GEA Group AG (OTCPK:GEAGF) Q4 2018 Results Conference Call March 14, 2019 09:30 AM ET Company Participants Fabian Kirchmann - IR Dr. Helmut Schmale - CFO Stefan more…