Controlling Interests Editors' Blog
Don't worry Sten Corfitsen and his business partners are doing something to save the human race. They have invented a fully automated, robotic refueling unit for cars.
Every day is somebody’s birthday or anniversary. For example, Google has a doodle up today celebrating the 112th birthday of American author, John Steinbeck. But another, in some respects more important, anniversary is coming up.
Experimental "smart" diapers take the Internet of Things to a whole new level.
One year to the day after President Obama issued Executive Order 13636: Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, NIST has released its Cybersecurity Framework 1.0, “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” You may want to read it sooner rather than later.
Australian bees get RFID chips and Google buys a thermostat company. Just another day in the developing Internet of Things space. But will the technology spill into process automation?
Interesting items found while going through 100+ emails: Foundation for ROM news, Siemens renames its best-selling variable-speed drive, and a Control editor discovers an Indian company that makes tea, steel and small, cheap cars for India, among other things, and does very well by doing a lot of good.
Clyde River valley (Scottland) is the birthplace of much of what we think of as the Industrial Revolution. It’s a dream spot for the engineer with even a small bent for history.
Engineers talk about how engineering can change the world. And they're right, of course. It can and does. One organization that takes that fact very seriously is called Engineers Without Borders
Anybody remember the Tohoku earthquake? No? Here’s a hint. Fukushima-Daiichi. Now do you remember? April 7, 2011. The earthquake struck Japan, and in the subsequent tsunami, upwards of 18,500 people, their towns and livelihoods were literally swept away.
That can be a bit scary, but when the judging comes out in your favor, it's pretty wonderful. Mid-summer is the time that the American Society of Business Publication Editors announces the winners of its annual awards for digital and print editorial and design--the Azbees.