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Photo gallery: Engineering's messiest desks
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6/22/2011   92 comments
Check out user-submitted photos of some astonishingly messy engineering work stations. It's clearly a sign of genius.
A electronics-shopping challenge for you
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6/22/2011   29 comments
You walk into Fry's or Best Buy and the opportunity of a lifetime awaits. How do you respond?
How messy is your desk?
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6/21/2011   36 comments
Engineers' desks can alternate between spartan and fodder for a hazmat team. What's yours look like?
Happy Father's Day
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6/16/2011   13 comments
Father's Day is Sunday. How did yours influence you, especially as it pertains to your career choice?
Reflections on the cellular industry's evolution
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6/15/2011   12 comments
A look back at a 20-year-old Motorola announcement suggests we're lousy prognosticators
Lawyers & engineers: too many, too few, just right?
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6/15/2011   36 comments
Is having lawyers who are also engineers a good thing, or does it just amplify the problem?
My head is in the clouds, but will my feet stay on the ground?
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6/10/2011   28 comments
The "cloud" is hot, but is it the answer to our problems?
Closest cartoon caption contest in history
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6/9/2011   1 comment
Bob Spooner edges a Joe Ott by a single vote to win the May cartoon caption contest.
Jumping for joy: June cartoon caption contest opens
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6/8/2011   90 comments
Time to submit a clever caption to Daniel Guidera's latest engineering cartoon
Vote for the best cartoon caption for May
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6/2/2011   9 comments
Five finalists are breathlessly awaiting your verdict: Who wrote the cleverest caption in May?


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