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Engineers as tinkerers
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/26/2011   9 comments
If you work on mind-boggling complex problems all day long and then go home and tinker some more, you're an engineer.
"I'd like to have an (engineering) argument, please."
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/25/2011   21 comments
We can argue about small topics, but it's the big ones that really keep our creative thinking sharp
Who needs a hybrid?
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/24/2011   81 comments
The gas-powered Chevy Cruze gets hybrid-like mileage at a much lower price.
Help for unemployed engineers
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/20/2011   60 comments
Sixty to 80 percent of jobless engineers are older than 50. That's not a statistic. That's a crisis.
Age survey results: Life's good if you're employed
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/19/2011   37 comments
Age doesn't appear to be a negative influencer in the electronics industry, unless you're looking for a job. And then, the numbers don't lie.
Age discrimination survey in the engineering workplace
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/12/2011   40 comments
Age discrimination in engineering is anecdotal; this survey tries to quantify it
Engineering for kindergarteners
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/12/2011   56 comments
A U.S. senator is proposing teaching engineering in kindergarten. Hmm....
Our gang
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/5/2011   10 comments
EE Times honored several contributors at the ACE Awards, but it's really about all of you


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