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COO by Day, Race Car Driver by Night
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12/23/2013   Post a comment
An interview with Doug Makishima, the chief operating officer of D2 technology, who is a race car driver in his free time.
Speed2Design: Shaking Robonaut's Hand
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12/23/2013   2 comments
Shaking hands with one of the most advanced humanoid robots in the world is an experience you won't soon forget.
Speed2Design: Mission Control at JSC, Old & New
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12/18/2013   10 comments
An exploration into the way NASA communicates with and controls the ISS as well as a glimpse into the space agency's rich history.
Speed2Design: An Introduction to Littelfuse
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12/16/2013   1 comment
Behind the scenes at NASA with a handful of engineers is mind-meltingly amazing!
Developing, Hosting & Funding: 3 Different Approaches
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12/11/2013   1 comment
We take a look at three different ways to host and promote your electronics projects.
9 Communities Engineering Out Disability
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12/11/2013   5 comments
Use your engineering know-how to help others with different needs. This great list of resources is full of ideas for how you can participate in projects that improve lives.
Open Source in Space: Flight Software Workshop Begins
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12/9/2013   1 comment
Open-source code and its role in spaceflight software is one of many interesting topics to be discussed at the Flight Software Workshop this week. Here NASA JPL developers tell EE Times what's in the code.
Adding Wind to a Racing Simulation Setup the Easy Way
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12/6/2013   Post a comment
Feel the wind in your face as you race with this simple modification to your computer.


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The Circle – The Future's Imperfect in the Present Tense
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The Circle, a satirical, dystopian novel published in 2013 by San Francisco-based writer Dave Eggers, is about a large, very powerful technology company that combines aspects of Google, ...

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Recommended Reads From the Engineer's Bookshelf
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I'm not sure if I read more than most folks or not, but I do I know that I spend quite a lot of time reading. I hate to be idle, so I always have a book or two somewhere about my person -- ...

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No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
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American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

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Making the Grade in Industrial Design
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As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

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