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Opinion: Recalling what's really important
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10/23/2001   Post a comment
It has been the custom of this column each Christmas to recognize a sampling of the good works of industry Samaritans. But the Sept. 11 calamity compels us not to wait until December to recognize now the everyday charity of so many who died.
Valley View: Keeping technology out of the wrong hands
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10/15/2001   Post a comment
When a major new museum opened in Washington, D.C. in 1993, among its exhibits was an IBM D-11 Hollerith card sorting machine, a predecessor to the modern computer. The museum, however, wasn't devoted to technology or science. It was the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Opinion: Intel's Xeon move needs closer scrutiny
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10/9/2001   Post a comment
There may be more than meets the eye to Intel Corp.'s recent decision to cancel its 2GHz Foster-class Xeon processor, according to analysts.


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Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

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.

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 ...

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