Topic: Business

Why kids are key to unlocking the potential of 3D printing

March 1, 2016

Mattel recently announced that it will release a US$300 3D printer for kids in time for the 2016 holiday season. With accompanying software that is specially tailored for young toy designers, the ThingMaker promises to introduce a new generation...

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Will cheap, safe 3D printers change the world? Ask a kid.

March 1, 2016

Mattel recently announced that it will release a $300 3D printer for kids in time for the 2016 holiday season. With accompanying software that is specially tailored for young toy designers, the ThingMaker promises to introduce a new generation of...

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On Challenger Anniversary, We Need to Remember Lessons

Feb. 1, 2016
Moon Landing

Challenger and Columbia loom large in our memories. But NASA is not the only organization to forget what it learns from failures.

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Op-Ed: Give the Gift of Financial Security for the Holidays

Dec. 2, 2015
Money

The idea that Christmas is about overspending because overspending is love is so ubiquitous we barely notice it anymore. This holiday season we need to look at spending differently. 

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The Right Questions to Ask About Mental Illness and Work

Oct. 7, 2015
Counselor

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced that it will review its security and hiring standards to prevent a tragedy such as the downing of the Germangwings plane by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz at the expense of 150 lives. Let's hope the focus is on the most helpful questions about how the Federal Aviation Administration monitors the mental health of pilots. Those questions must focus on how to incentivize disclosure.

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