Monday, June 22, 2015

The Social Rewind for June 22, 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: If it’s a story about electronics, art, and recycling…we’re in! Conductive Containers shared this post that looks at how an artist is using recycled electronics (like PCBs) to create beautiful works of art.

Agilent Technologies regularly shares posts about some of the most interesting and important inventors, scientists, and innovators in history. This week they focus on Barbara McClintock, who is the only female ever to receive an unshared Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Although her discoveries related to cellular genetics were incredibly important, she was ridiculed until her findings were later confirmed.

If you were in California recently, you may have seen a flying saucer shoot into the sky. Don’t panic; it wasn’t an alien ship. Orbital ATK posted about their efforts as part of a June 8th NASA launch of a saucer-shaped vehicle that is being tested as part of our future Mars missions.

On June 8, 2015, NASA launched a saucer-shaped vehicle into the atmosphere, to test technologies that will enable larger...

Posted by Orbital ATK on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Does your company practice Lean Manufacturing? Do you use robotic technology? ASSEMBLY Magazine’s post examines how robots can help with Lean Manufacturing.

Robots Help with Lean Manufacturing #roboticsmanufacturing

Posted by ASSEMBLY Magazine on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MAKE Magazine shared this simple, quick way to find the center of any circle (for projects where you need to drill, etc.) using simple measuring tools.

And we close out this week’s column with our post about our “Clearing a Tape Jam in the ASG EZ-9000-GR Tape Dispenser" On the Bench Video that we posted to our YouTube Channel.

There you have it…another quick look at a few of last week’s most interesting social media posts. We hope you enjoyed this week’s Social Rewind. We’d love it if you shared other interesting blog posts with us.

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