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Can engineers effectively design at home?
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2/27/2013   38 comments
Yahoo's new policy against working at home wouldn't work for me. What do engineers think?
Mock Electronics: An Eclectic Emporium of Electronic Elements
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2/18/2013   43 comments
After complaining for years that there's nowhere to purchase electronic components locally, I've just been introduced to the most amazing electronics shop...
Would you marry an engineer?
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2/15/2013   12 comments
Would you make a life-long commitment to someone in the same field, with the same sort of thinking, and the same general tendencies?
Quotable Quotes (but don’t quote me)
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2/7/2013   43 comments
I must admit that I'm a sucker for a good quote. I like the philosophical ones and the thought-provoking ones and the funny ones and…
Grandpa, tell me about old displays
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2/6/2013   1 comment
Everything today is LED, LCD, LCD, LED, or LCD. Let's have a look at displays from a more interesting time.
The well-engineered µCurrent
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2/6/2013   Post a comment
A $60 tool makes measuring low levels of current consumption easy.


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It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of the products from Saddleback Leather. As I sit here at my desk, I'm wearing one of their 1¾" wide Tow Belts, upon which rests one of their Belt ...

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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
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I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...

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 ...