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It always worked before, so you broke it
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5/18/2011   26 comments
When a new model malfunctions right before ship, why is the software guy always blamed?
Knee deep in exploding mice
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5/11/2011   25 comments
Does five years as an engineer mean no more mistakes? Probably not.
So many toys vying for affection
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5/6/2011   24 comments
Do ham radio operators make good engineers or do good engineers make ham radio operators?
What’s that short in my PA?
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5/4/2011   16 comments
What is there for an engineer to do on tiny Marion Island--home in 1984 to eight men and many, many mice?
OK, your dad primes his fuel injected engine with gas and you fixed it with a TTL logic probe...what kind of family is this anyway?
Engineering Investigations  
5/2/2011   6 comments
Troublesome truck engine takes plenty of determination and clever sleuthing. Could you have solved this one?
Diamonds are forever
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5/2/2011   7 comments
The challenge, take a diamond sorting machine that has been working well for many years...and make it better.


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