President Obama plans to expand Skills for America's Future program, which puts an emphasis on developing workers for the manufacturing industry as well as helping companies struggling during hard economic times.
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Miniature force transducers from Sherborne Sensors were used to complete development on a prototype micro-rover developed by Carleton University in Canada that may be used in future space exploration on the Moon and Mars.
Sure, the idea of “iPhone as HMI” is convenient, but it opens a whole new range of cyber vulnerabilities. Is the functionality worth the risk? Many users are already deploying the technology without sufficient safeguards.