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The Hog that went Electric: Harley Davidson Livewire

Project Livewire initially started started in 2014 as a prototype. It was a test to gauge the interest of the public and potential consumer towards a new technology , an electric motorcycle from Harley-Davidson aimed for urban commuters. They went on a tour demonstrating the motorcycle and collecting feedback. HD decided to continue working on […]

Sylvia Acevedo About Design Engine

Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist back to Girl Scouts: Sylvia Acevedo

Sylvia Acevedo was born near Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. As a child, Acevedo and her family moved to New Mexico, where she became involved in her local Brownie troop. Acevedo’s grandparents were from Mexico and she said her family was close but they “didn’t fully assimilate into the community.” However, Acevedo found […]

Peoria PTC User Group Events

Peoria PTC User Group — 2019

Peoria PTC User Group  We enjoyed putting on the event last year, and meeting many interesting people!  Thank you to all who turned out. Peoria PTC User Group will be back for March 29, 2019 for yet another great event held in conjunction w/ Bradley University. When: Friday, March 29th, 2019 Presentations: A few topic […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

Worlds biggest Air Purifier

A 328 feet tall tower in City in northern China is helping the locals breathe cleaner air. This tower is an experimental air purifier. The tower is in Xian, in the Shaanxi province, and is being called the world’s largest air purifiers by its makers — those leading the project have said it has made […]

Product Reviews

A Lawn Mower That Wont Wake You Up

  Anyone who has tried to sleep in on a Saturday morning knows how unpleasant and unforgiving the roar of gas-powered lawn mower could be at 7:00 AM. In addition to the incessant noise, the old fashioned gas powered motor as also be a key contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter which often […]


 
 
 

 

WordPress and Modular Programming

Modular programming can be defined as the technique of the creation or use of parts to a larger system that can be interchanged with other similar systems. In more simplified terms, making or using add-ons to a container progra...
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T-Splines for Rhino

T-Splines Kickoff to Design Engine’s Rhino Class!

Whats Happening? Design Engine is offering a special FREE event. From Monday, May 2nd to Friday, May 6th, Design Engine will be teaching a special one-week intensive on Rhino. Monday following the week long class, the T-Splines...
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Ultraviolet LED + GFP Bacteria Project

The senior BFA show at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago opened last Friday and is currently showing. For the show I presented a project I had made in the Bio Art class last semester. The piece was an Ultraviolet LED g...
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Pro/Engineer vs SolidWorks: Proving Form with Both

Rapid Fire 2010 How fast can you change your model? How It Went Down For years I have seen and been a part of discussions on forums stating whether one CAD tool is better than another. Industrial designers have told me that the...
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Digital Neural Networks

How is it that computers can be so highly functional across countless deterministic tasks yet have difficulty performing functions a child could easily do? If a child is given a a collection of photographs which contain the sam...
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