Monday, August 17, 2015

The Social Rewind for August 17, 2015

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you’re missing a lot of good information?

“The Social Rewind,” is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Agilent Technologies shared this fascinating tale of Ernst Laqueur – a pioneer in the field of endocrinology and the production of insulin, but a tragic figure just the same.

BioFit shared this silly piece about a photographer, Horia Manolache, who imagined how chairs would look based on the people who sit in them.

Bigger isn’t always better. Laboratory Equipment magazine’s post looks at the good (a bigger, faster canal will improve the country’s economy, and encourage international trade) and the bad (the larger canal may bring an exchange of non-indigenous species that could harm the Mediterranean Sea) of a new $8.5-billion Egyptian project to update the Suez Canal.

Suez Canal, Bigger and Faster, Could Speed Invasive Species, Scientists SayThe Suez Canal is bigger and faster, after...

Posted by Laboratory Equipment magazine on Monday, August 10, 2015

This eye-opening post by ASSEMBLY Magazine shows that many American manufacturers are missing out on the benefits of technology because they are failing to implement or leverage important technological advancements.

Manufacturers Failing to Take Advantage of Technology http://fw.to/2RlmIVM #manufacturing #technology

Posted by ASSEMBLY Magazine on Monday, August 10, 2015

Drones are everywhere nowadays…not always where they should be or where we want them to be. This EE Times post look at the U.S. military’s “Black Dart” exercise to develop countermeasures against enemy-operated drones.

And we close out this week’s column with our post taking a quick look at Akro-Mils’ cool TiltView Bins.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared your interesting posts with us.


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