R Colin Johnson
5/17/2013 2:31 PM EDT
Government funded research labs are enticing Taiwan's brightest expats to return in hopes of revitalizing the country as an innovator.
post comment 11 comments last comment resistion
Lucky for them to be able to choose to return to their country of origin.
4/11/2013 12:01 AM EDT
John shares some thoughts about the rapid growth of the Web and social networking as he gears up for the first working meeting on 400G Ethernet.
post comment 2 comments last comment Neo1
Are they out of really useful work at IEEE? 400G, you bet!
3/18/2013 9:20 AM EDT
Have you ever heard the terms "second cousin" and "third cousin" and wondered what they meant?
post comment 21 comments last comment Max the Magnificent
Cool Beans -- thanks for sharing
3/6/2013 11:31 AM EST
Do advisory boards [do any] work or are they just there to add a bit of marketing gloss to a startup that might otherwise find it harder to gain share of mind?
post comment 6 comments last comment peter.clarke
@TheMicroMan Yes. The purpose is that in answering readers -- from their own experience -- may ...
3/5/2013 1:41 PM EST
Projects vs. products: here are some lessons you learn on your first real engineering job.
post comment 5 comments last comment mac_droz
No offense but talking about pretty girls and dirty jokes were a big part of office life in every ...
2/27/2013 12:50 PM EST
Yahoo's new policy against working at home wouldn't work for me. What do engineers think?
post comment 38 comments last comment tmh86
Work at home is best left to each individual to decide or manage for themselves. Dictates from ...
2/18/2013 12:08 PM EST
After complaining for years that there's nowhere to purchase electronic components locally, I've just been introduced to the most amazing electronics shop...
post comment 40 comments last comment Max the Magnificent
Thanks Ken -- I only wish I'd had the time to look at these stores .. but I was 100% tied up at ...
2/15/2013 3:01 AM EST
Would you make a life-long commitment to someone in the same field, with the same sort of thinking, and the same general tendencies?
post comment 12 comments last comment LiketoBike
My wife has English and physics degrees. So, the real question is...i or j? :-)
2/7/2013 5:08 PM EST
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…
post comment 42 comments last comment Max the Magnificent
As soon as I was a few words into this I thought "Heinlein!"
2/6/2013 2:18 PM EST
Everything today is LED, LCD, LCD, LED, or LCD. Let's have a look at displays from a more interesting time.
post comment 1 comment last comment DarkMatter
Very cool. Building a Nixie clock has been on my project list for a while.