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MIT report on women in engineering faculty
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3/31/2011   58 comments
MIT reports percentage of women faculty in engineering and science has doubled in past decade
2011 Rube Goldberg winners announced
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3/28/2011   13 comments
Teams from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and New Auburn (Wisc.) School won the 2011 Rube Goldberg Machine competition
The uncertainty principle
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3/24/2011   25 comments
The more we know, the less we know, and that's a problem for electronics and society
Are you happy as an engineer?
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3/23/2011   33 comments
Recent comments on another post suggest widespread disenchantment among engineers. Are you happy in your work?
New client-discrimination device illuminates the behavior of applications customers
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3/16/2011   8 comments
New research has led to an impressive and surprising discovery, crossing barriers of psychology, anatomy, electronics and customer service.
Lemelson awards 2011: Why the future will rock
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3/16/2011   3 comments
The 2011 Lemelson prizes awarded last week help us envision a bright future for innovation
It’s hard to be humble when...
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3/11/2011   26 comments
I love the way we float along in a sea of information these days; happily nibbling out way through tidbits of trivia and nuggets of knowledge...
Amazing! The Curta Mechanical Calculator
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3/10/2011   16 comments
I was just in an email ‘conversation’ with someone when I mentioned my Curta mechanical calculator, and he responded ‘Pictures Please!’ so here we are...
Why can't you get hired?
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3/9/2011   73 comments
Is it companies' over-reliance on technology that is hurting your employment chances or something deeper?
Why hasn't that steering wheel gone away?
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3/7/2011   111 comments
There's no reason the ubiquitous steering wheel can’t be replaced by a joystick—or is there?
EE Life March cartoon contest open now!
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3/3/2011   97 comments
Flex those little gray cells and pen an amusing caption for our newest cartoon!


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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
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