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Engineers as tinkerers
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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."
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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
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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
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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
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5/12/2011   40 comments
Age discrimination in engineering is anecdotal; this survey tries to quantify it
Engineering for kindergarteners
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5/12/2011   56 comments
A U.S. senator is proposing teaching engineering in kindergarten. Hmm....
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Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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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.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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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
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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