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September

Enter the first cyborg-type robot

What if cyborgs were real ? Partly robot, partly man, functioning as one. No, we are not talking science fiction anymore. The first one is here and his name is HAL.

Cheers to quality

For some, the choice is simple : light or dark, lager or ale. But for the true beer lover, the stakes are higher, the options wider.

How standards help the cream rise to the top

Raised on a dairy farm in southern Ontario, Canada, the young John Walter, now CEO of the Standards Council of Canada, never thought that a childhood spent milking cows would lead to a career in standards. Here, he tells us how life in the creamery can generate unsuspected rewards.

August

Show me the money

The theory that standards slow growth is bunk. In fact, they are an economic opportunity. How do we know ? Because these savings and advantages can be determined. A method to calculate the benefits of standards now enables companies to see how much they are making. And the figures are fascinating.

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