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So far Jamie Barron has created 23 blog entries.

Soft robot models: Disney’s new source of awe

2017-04-10T19:19:01+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

“Soft robots: industry addition or replacement", Disney has announced they are working on a “huggable soft robot” in an interview with our very own Orlando Sentinel! When the movie “Big Hero 6” hit the big screen, one of the main characters, Baymax, became an instant eternal addition to the Disney collection. He’s a soft robot [...]

Soft robots: industry addition or replacement?

2017-04-01T03:17:54+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

When we think of the word “robot” many ideas come to mind. It could be the newest of walking technologies that look like the next step toward a human size robot. It could be the little dog that mechanically moves its legs back and forth to mimic walking with you with an occasional recorded bark. [...]

Growroom: IKEA’s new source to cultivate eden

2017-03-22T13:18:49+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

On the heels of the last blog, "Screws are out, wedge dowels are in at IKEA"  where we explained how IKEA is creating furniture with no screws, it was amazing to find out what else IKEA has designed. IKEA is also creating a new contraption called a Growroom requiring 500 stainless steel pan head screws. [...]

Screws are out, wedge dowels are in at IKEA

2017-03-12T21:13:58+00:00 March 12th, 2017|

Have you ever noticed that screws seem to be everywhere? They seem to just appear with no real origin which usually means something has a screw missing. Isn’t it funny how this physical appearance of screws has also become a way of describing a silly or crazy person? Screw drivers, drills, hammer drills, and impact [...]

Gravity in space concerns everyone (part 2)

2017-02-28T22:41:24+00:00 February 28th, 2017|

In the last blog “Gravity in space concerns everyone (part 1)“ we talked about how gravity is so important to human life. It is clear that, if we are going to make it to Mars healthy, then we are going to have to design a way to create gravity in space. We ended the last [...]

Gravity in space concerns everyone (part 1)

2017-02-22T15:12:45+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

Gravity. We don’t pay much attention to it until it becomes a problem or part of our jobs. Weight lifters, engineers, and extreme sports enthusiasts are probably the ones who are the most aware of it on a daily basis. The rest of us go on about our day moving around on the ground like any [...]