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It always worked before, so you broke it
Engineering Investigations  
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
Engineering Investigations  
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?
Whatís that short in my PA?
Engineering Investigations  
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
Engineering Investigations  
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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Future Engineers: Donít '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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