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Manufacturing

4 Inventions That Changed the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing is a constantly evolving field. Technological developments play a huge part in making production more efficient, more uniform, and less dangerous. Here are some of the inventions that changed the manufacturing industry the most. Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Design – or CAD for short – has revolutionized the manufacturing industry. When used effectively, CAD software

Opinion

Opinion: A Societal Earthquake Is Shaking the U.S. Across Many Fronts

I have been in only one earthquake. It was in Izmir, Turkey, in 2014. The earth moved, undulating under my feet. Buildings shook and people’s fear could be felt. Americans have reason to believe they are in a societal earthquake of unknown intensity or long-term consequence. Everywhere the earth we have known and trusted —

COVID-19

Staying afloat: How Asian communities helped their small businesses survive COVID-19

The pandemic devastated small businesses across the country, but as the federal government stepped in to help, some Asian-owned businesses found the best relief came from the community rather than Congress. At the height of COVID-19, the Small Business Administration and the federal government rushed to provide support for small businesses through grants, loans and relief funds.

Opinion

Opinion: Drought Will Destabilize the West, Forcing Huge Changes

The big story isn’t in Washington. It’s out West. It’s the drought. After the fires have gone out (there are 80), the crops have failed, the herds have been culled, and the home lawns and gardens have shriveled up, the re-engineering of the West will have to begin. Many things will have to change. Technology

Opinion

Opinion: Tricky Recovery as Western Drought Looms Over Summer

After the long, dark night of the pandemic, many are predicting a rosy dawn followed by a bright summer day. The feeling is that we, the people, have borne the battle and can now celebrate the victory. But recoveries are tricky, and this recovery will be trickier than most because we are coming out of

Opinion

Opinion: The Allure of the Side Hustle

In the litany of one-liners spoken at college commencements, here is one told to me years ago that I haven’t been able to verify but am also unable to forget: “This generation will go to their grave with their options open.” It was purportedly said at a Yale graduation—a group that would likely have had

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