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Downloads 334 September 29, 2011: Slideshow: Humanoid Robots Get Real It's easy to see how robots are evolving, not only in their ability to do human tasks, but in their appearance. CONTINUE READING And for those still interested in ‘fast-food’ competitiveness (and maybe agility) think on this: Alcohol Isn’t Worth the Trouble for Some Chain Restaurants Late add: Spin overtaking facts in Marcellus Shale debate For some, Marcellus Shale natural gas represents a economic boon for America. For others, it's an ongoing ecological disaster. Scientists worry that as advocates on both sides spin every shred of research to fit their own views, they will ignore the bigger picture. Read/Comment Semiconductor Manufacturers To Invest $4.4 B In Nanotechnology Venture In New York State. Bloomberg News (9/28, Klopott, Wang) reports, "International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and Intel Corp. (INTC) will invest $4.4 billion over five years to create a hub for next- generation computer chip technology in New York, the state's Governor Andrew Cuomo, said." IBM "will spend $3.6 billion to develop computer chips using 22-nanometer and 14-nanometer process technology, said" IBM spokesperson Michael Loughran. "Intel Corp., IBM, Globalfoundries Inc., Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Samsung Electronics Co. will focus on transforming 300-millimeter wafer technology into 450- millimeter technology, which will produce twice the number of chips, according to a statement from Cuomo's office." The Chronicle of Higher Education (9/28, Kelderman) reports the venture "will support nearly 7,000 new and existing jobs in the state. New jobs the project is expected to generate
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course IE 334 taught by Professor Gard during the Spring '11 term at Lehigh University .

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