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Are You Ready For Digital Oil?

GE Oil & Gas became the latest GE business to launch its own digital division. The unit launched a pilot project with BP to help the energy company …

Where Jet Engines Take a Licking But Keep On Ticking

Every day is a bad day for flying if you hang out with Brian DeBruin. DeBruin runs GE Aviation’s jet engine test operations site in Peebles, Ohio, …

Invest In Cybersecurity Talent To Address Shortage - GE

As part of a regular series featuring content from BRINK, Tom Jacob and Karen Shellenback of Mercer discuss the need for companies to invest in …

It takes tough love to test a jet engine. Our...

It takes tough love to test a jet engine. Our team in Peebles, OH subjects engines to grueling trials to make sure they keep working when they fly …

What if we could live for 120 years?

Extreme longevity is increasingly possible. With it will come major societal shifts.<p>By GE Look ahead Posted January 21, 2016<p>While humans have long …

Pew Research Center

The Davos guide to the fourth industrial revolution

What business and policymakers should keep in mind as they engage in the transition<p>By GE Look ahead Posted January 26, 2016<p>Last week, public and …

Manufacturing

Like work, only better

Connecting minds and machines<p>By GE Look ahead Posted December 20, 2015<p>Many associate augmented reality (AR) with the world of gaming. There, the …

Augmented Reality

How scientists hope to cure breast cancer

The latest developments in diagnostics, theragnostics & knowledge of metastasis<p>By GE Look ahead Posted December 25, 2015<p>For decades, governments, …

Cancer

Physics Rocks! Gravity Waves Vindicate Einstein's Theory

Scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) eavesdropping on two colliding black holes half a universe away heard …

Physics

The Real Point Break: Where The World’s Largest Gas Turbines Prove Their Mettle

In parts of the world like the US and Brazil where electric current oscillates at 60 Hz, there’s no larger and more efficient gas turbine than a …

Engineering

Researchers at the University of Washington say they’ve gotten computers to make robust 3-D models of celebrities’ faces from only online images. Once built, single images or video can control the...

Researchers at the University of Washington say they’ve gotten computers to make robust 3-D models of celebrities’ faces from only online images. …

Mission innovation

Public and private actors boost clean energy R&D<p>By GE Look ahead Posted December 4, 2015<p>Virtual reality may not have hit the consumer market yet, but …

Fossil Fuels

Masterclass: deploying the Industrial Internet - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

On the hunt for $15trn<p>According to McKinsey, the Industrial Internet could deliver up to $15trn to the global economy by 2030, notably through …

Internet of Things

Mad Money: GE CEO Outlines Future of Company

Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE, recently spoke with CNBC Mad Money’s Jim Cramer about the company’s digital industrial future — and the outlook …

The Physics of Sliding on Ice by Gabriel Popkin, Inside Science For a solid material, ice is strangely slippery. While Olympic skiers and children on a snowy hill may or may not care why their...

The Physics of Sliding on Ice<p>by Gabriel Popkin, Inside Science<p>For a solid material, ice is strangely slippery. While Olympic skiers and children on a …

How The GE Health Cloud Will Help Combat Disease - GE

It takes a typical computer 6 hours to process information from a CT scanner to see exactly what’s going on inside the head of a patient who’s just …

Ultrasound Goes Microscopic to Image Living OrgansA new imaging technique using ultrasound and microscopic bubbles has allowed researchers to peer deep into living organs. The ultrafast microscopy...

Ultrasound Goes Microscopic to Image Living Organs<p>A new imaging technique using ultrasound and microscopic bubbles has allowed researchers to peer …

Can You Think Yourself Into a Different Person? by Will Storr, Mosaic Science For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another...

Can You Think Yourself Into a Different Person?<p>by Will Storr, Mosaic Science<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, …

General Electric : HAPPY 3D PRINTING DAY, TUMBLR! This year we’re...

HAPPY 3D PRINTING DAY, TUMBLR!<p>This year we’re thinking small to solve big problems. Steam turbines have already proven to be pivotal in spreading …

Infrastructure as a service

Will we ever buy infrastructure the way we do a smartphone?<p>By GE Look ahead Posted November 26, 2015<p>“Infrastructure as a service.” Those familiar …

Future Scope: What to expect from COP21

An interview with Jennifer Morgan, Global Director of the Climate Change Program at the World Resource Institute<p>By GE Look ahead Posted December 1, …

Climate

No more stumbling blocks

What the blockchain means for supply chains<p>By GE Look ahead Posted November 24, 2015<p>Blockchain technology has attracted a lot of interest lately. And …

Expanding healthcare in emerging markets - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Economic Development

Honey, I Shrunk the Steam Turbine: We Could Drink from the Sea With This Miniaturized 3D Printed Machine

Scientists at GE Global Research (GRC) are working with the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a super efficient desalination machine that fits in …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

This New Turboprop Engine Contains 3D Printed Parts

Textron Aviation, the world’s largest maker of business propeller planes like Beechcraft Bonanza, Baron and King Air, said today it would use a brand …

It’s Personal: How a Premature Birth Spurred Jeffrey Ashe to Map the Brain

Jeffrey Ashe is building tiny brain implants, which could one day improve the lives of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. This …

Art in Engineering RevealedMany people think that applying science and math to real-world problems gives you engineering. That’s true, of course, and from the wide field of intellectual pursuit every...

Art in Engineering Revealed<p>Many people think that applying science and math to real-world problems gives you engineering. That’s true, of course, and …

Astronomers report today they have found a rocky planet orbiting a star that is nearly three times closer to us than any of the other Earth-sized worlds so far discovered outside our solar system. The...

Astronomers report today they have found a rocky planet orbiting a star that is nearly three times closer to us than any of the other Earth-sized …

In the 1950s and 60s, GE launched the historic...

In the 1950s and 60s, GE launched the historic radio and television series GE Theater, hosted by none other than Ronald Regan. Now, we introduce The …

What will the airport of the future look like?

How airports will utilise technology to create a better travel experience<p>By GE Look ahead Posted November 12, 2015<p>It’s 2050. You’re flying to Dubai …