Jon Minnick
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Jon has worked in B2B publishing for over 11 years previously covering the professional home remodeling and surgical products industries and is now focused on manufacturing. 

In this episode, powering your world with a truly smart flower and robots becoming teachers.
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5.18.2017
11:57am
In this episode, a water-repellent materials that sheds like a snake and recyclable carbon fiber.
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5.9.2017
10:34am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April, and the overall economy grew for the 95th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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5.4.2017
10:55am
In this episode, robots take on the housing market and a new process to make renewable plastic.
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5.2.2017
11:04am
In this episode, an electric transport vehicle for people with reduced mobility and Tarzan the robot.
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4.25.2017
10:22am
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In this episode, turning ocean plastic into diesel fuel and a vertical takeoff plane prototype takes flight.
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4.11.2017
10:45am
In this episode, superhuman color vision glasses and magnetically controlled soft robots.
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4.4.2017
10:22am
In this episode, a nanofiber filter that filters out more than smog and Google sniffs out methane leaks.
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3.28.2017
10:43am
John McNeely, president of Knoxville, Tennessee-based Sword and Shield Enterprise Security took a few minutes to talk about the current state of cyberattacks...
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3.23.2017
12:05pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February, and the overall economy grew for the 93rd consecutive month.
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3.9.2017
9:19am
In this episode, the world’s first ridable hoverbike takes flight and windows that double as solar panels.
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2.28.2017
10:57am
In this episode, a bi-pedal delivery service robot and creating tires from grass and trees.
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2.23.2017
10:50am
When comparing month over month, December 2016 orders were up 20.6 percent compared to November 2016 and factory production was up in January.
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2.23.2017
10:03am
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In this episode, reinforcing graphene foam for super strength and creating thermally conductive rubber.
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2.21.2017
12:41pm
Here’s a look at two monthly reports — one that tracks manufacturing technology orders and another that looks at economic activity in the manufacturing sector.
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2.8.2017
4:35pm
In this episode, a wind turbine inspired by hummingbird wings and designing a different kind of smart glasses.
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1.31.2017
10:47am
In this episode, a laser deflector shield concept and controlling a robot with your brain.
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1.24.2017
11:31am
In this episode, analyzing the world around us with a smartphone and a look at the thinnest electrical wire possible.
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1.10.2017
10:25am
In this episode, VW's Dynamic Road Sign Display and a walking robotic mech suit.
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1.5.2017
3:01pm
In this episode, a Star Trek-inspired medical device and a graphene putty that isn’t so silly.
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12.20.2016
10:36am
In this episode, turning nuclear waste into diamond batteries and using nylon to produce artificial muscles.
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12.6.2016
10:35am
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In this episode, what a hyperloop transportation system could look like and the future of smart power.
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12.1.2016
10:29am
In this episode, creating the fuel of the future from poop and bendable airplane wings.
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11.15.2016
3:14pm
In this episode, using spinach to detect explosives and a new automotive safety innovation from Mercedes-Benz.
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11.8.2016
9:59am
In this episode, using silicon to create cheaper renewable energy storage and making drivers comfortable in self-driving cars.
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10.25.2016
10:00am
In this episode, BMW shows off the motorcycle of the future and a communication system that transmits data through human touch.
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10.18.2016
10:41am
In this episode, building a robot on spherical induction motors and an airbag for your head.
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10.11.2016
10:16am
In this episode, a new method to fix metal defects and easing range anxiety with solar.
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10.4.2016
10:44am
In this episode, producing new products and parts from photographs and solar-powering a helicopter.
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9.27.2016
10:42am
In this episode, self-healing aircraft parts and a drone designed to eat floating trash.
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9.20.2016
10:39am
In this episode, a look at cargo delivery zeppelins and breathable plastic designed for clothing.
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9.13.2016
11:24am
In this episode, using electricity to produce cheaper, more environmentally friendly metal.
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9.6.2016
2:32pm
In this episode, a self-driving racecar and a power supply for flexible electronics.
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8.30.2016
10:12am
In this episode, an affordable tablet for the visually-impaired and laser lights that provide Wi-Fi.
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8.23.2016
10:27am
In this episode, a look at making liquid metal electronics and Nissan’s solid oxide fuel cell.
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8.16.2016
10:33am
In this episode, a new way to connect to the Internet of Things and extending milk’s shelf life.
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7.28.2016
11:48am
In this episode, Mercedes-Benz shows off its self-driving bus of tomorrow and a look at research on semi-autonomous driving systems.
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7.21.2016
2:56pm
In this episode, a new suction-based adhesive and a building installation full of motion-sensing walls.
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7.14.2016
2:51pm
In this episode, road building with pig poop and shape-shifting, self-healing molecules that could make smart materials commonplace.
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7.7.2016
4:00pm