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Front-loaded rate hikes reduce need for action later, says RBI deputy governor Patra

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India deputy governor Michael Patra said that the front-loading of interest rate hikes to tame inflation will reduce the need for subsequent increases. In the near term, however, he said the inflation trajectory depends on geopolitical developments, global commodity prices, and global financial market developments. “Our role has undergone a transformation …

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HMUSA 2022 Conference: Using Automation to Reduce Labor Costs

Rutgers engineers created a way to 3D print large, complex parts at a fraction of the cost of current methods. They detailed their work in the journal “Additive Manufacturing.” “We have more tests to run to understand the strength and geometric potential of the parts we can make, but as long as those elements are …

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HMUSA 2022 Conference: Using Automation to Reduce Labor Costs

About the presentationSensors are the eyes, ears, and skin of a robot, and are the basic devices for gathering data for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. In the past, sensors were individually wired to robots and controllers, requiring many cables and a lot of time to set up. Their data was limited (on/off, analog …

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Galvanizing the world to reduce hunger in Africa

Higher energy costs, climate change, COVID-19 and global conflicts are fueling the food crisis, especially in Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said August 5. That is why President Biden announced in June $2.76 billion in U.S. funding to help protect the world’s most vulnerable populations and mitigate the impacts of growing food …

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