Additive Manufacturing (AM) can become Addictive

While traditional manufacturing can be said, despite innovations and technological enhancements, to possess the progressive flow of an Alaskan glacier, Iain Robertson has delved into 3D printing, which changes and advances with the alacrity of a polecat. In its simplest form, three-dimensional printing is the layering of materials that replicates precisely whatever input (usually from […]

How can you determine quality in…the motorcar?

Understanding ‘quality’ is as much to do with information provided, as it is a sensory issue, and journalist, Iain Robertson, looks at several aspects of the attribute. Despite using proprietary group underpinnings and hardware, one of the best examples of mainstream automotive ‘quality’ is Audi. Yet, it is fascinating that even non-cognoscenti will comment on […]

How can you determine quality in…writing?

Understanding ‘quality’ is as much to do with information provided, as it is a sensory issue, and journalist, Iain Robertson, looks at several aspects of the attribute. Listen to despairing cries from the publishing scene and you might believe in its apparent mantra that ‘print is dead!’. Yet, knee-jerk reactions to atmospheric change allied to […]

How can you determine quality in…food?

Understanding ‘quality’ is as much to do with information provided, as it is a sensory issue, and journalist, Iain Robertson, looks at several aspects of the attribute. One of the great delights of a multi-cultural society is the enormous range of foodstuffs that have become available to the consumer. It is a situation that has […]