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The Today in Manufacturing Podcast is brought to you by the editors from Manufacturing.net and Industrial Equipment News (IEN). In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
Quiet quitting has created a conversation about workers' rights and economic stability. People are angry on all sides of the argument.
There's a new solar tree in the photovoltaic forest.
In just eight years, most humans have been replaced by machines in U.S. warehouses and factories. Millions of Americans are out of work and struggling to find jobs. This is the vision of Jason Boyce, author of The Amazon Jungle and someone who spent 18 years as a Top-200 Amazon seller.
Birds in California are causing farmers up to $4,000 dollars in annual damage per acre. As a result, the Scarecrow's days may be numbered because of the AVIX Autonomic Mark II autonomous laser system.
The world’s largest cruise ship will be sold for scrap before it even gets a chance to set sail.
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Kirin Holdings has designed a spoon and bowl combination that uses weak electric currents to make food taste saltier.
California lawmakers are listening to the podcast.
The Navy is looking to a future ship with lasers that can shoot down missiles and attack enemies with hypersonic missiles traveling 3,800 mph.
In continuing the conversation, we’re asking for your input on:
Which of the following topics have we discussed on the podcast the most in the last year:
- Non-safety related workplace dynamics.
- Developments and innovation related to solar power.
- Industrial Robots/Cobots
- Laser-based technology.
- Maritime vessel activity.
Additional comments on the stories? (If we read your comment on the next podcast, you’ll get a TIM t-shirt and hat).
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