A slice of the semiconductor market

In the world of manufacturing, small has fast become large, with the sales of semiconductors reaching US$439 billion across the world last year. That equates to the production of nearly 300 billion semiconductor chips, or about 40 chips for every person on the planet. Australia is no more than a bit player in this massive … Continue reading A slice of the semiconductor market

Robot Academy lets anyone build robots

Inspiration often strikes at the most unexpected of times. For Queensland University of Technology robotics professor Peter Corke, a 2012 accident was that moment. A serious bicycle crash left him unable to leave his home. But that didn’t stop him from teaching his robotics engineering students. With no one available to cover his classes, he … Continue reading Robot Academy lets anyone build robots