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How 9/11 Changed Skyscraper Design

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thank God every single day that I survived. Sometimes, being late for work can save your life. To say that the attacks changed our lives would be an epic understatement. But I do often wonder how the attacks changed the design of skyscrapers. Apparently, […]

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Future Science

Did Finland Solve Nuclear Power’s Biggest Problem?

Finland is building the largest and most powerful nuclear reactor in Europe  and may have worked out what to do with spent nuclear fuel once and for all. The B1M reports.

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Future

Why This 3D-Printed House Will Change The World

The impact of this 3D-printing breakthrough for construction and for the buildings we all use could be huge. The B1M explores.

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Space

How to Build On Mars

Swarms of robots 3D printing from martian dust, cutting-edge engineering, NASA-recognised designs and inflatable pods that feel just like home. This is how we build on Mars. Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here – https://www.theb1m.com/video/this-is-how-we-build-on-mars  

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IoT

How PCL is Breaking Ground with IoT in the Construction Industry

In this episode of IoT Transformers, listen to Chris Palmer, manager of advanced technology services at PCL Construction to see how IoT will change construction. In the past few years, PCL has taken the construction industry by storm with groundbreaking disruption in the “least transformed” industry.  Learn about their journey, the keys to their success […]

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AI Economics of AI Robotics

Digital Transformation of Construction Sites with Robotics

TechCrunch takes a closer look at Barcelona-based Scaled Robotics. The company built a Wall-E doppelgänger to navigate around and build maps of construction sites by fusing images, video, and data captured by its robots.

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