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iree   3/9/2012 9:13:26 PM
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I was in Manching in the early eighties supporting some flight tests on the Tornado at MBB. The flight debrief was always accompanied with a small keg of beer. I miss those times.

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palf   3/9/2012 8:44:41 PM
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I worked at MBB in Munich as a contract engineer 1978-82, and the software crew in each 3-man office regularly polished off half a crate of Spatenbrau before lunchtime. For the hardware boys it was a full crate. And of course, beer was available at lunchtime!

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Brian Fuller2   3/9/2012 6:38:54 PM
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Dylan, thank you for your kind words. But it really takes a village to build a beer-delivery and productivity-improvement culture inside companies. It takes visionaries and risk-takers, people unafraid to take a few arrows in the back. Yet, turning the lens on ourselves, we have no beer-delivery & productivity-improvement system at work. What's up with that? We aren't walking the talk yet. To quote the immortal speech-maker John Belushi, "Who's with me?? Let's goooooooooooooo."

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mcgrathdylan   3/9/2012 5:26:53 PM
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Well said Brian. This is an idea whose time has come. I believe we have evolved significantly enough as a civilization to recognize the innumerable benefits that beer provides for engineering and many other professions as well. I predict that this blog will one day be recognized as a seminal work in influencing the course of human events.

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colin.holland   3/9/2012 1:15:48 PM
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And of course when you mix technology and beer you can end up winning prizes: http://www.renesasrulz.com/docs/DOC-1786

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http://goo.gl/ARxPM   3/9/2012 4:03:52 AM
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Brian Fuller2   3/9/2012 1:44:17 AM
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Scott, it is my undying regret that we had to jet off from our meeting with you and Adam in Maryland. I don't recall seeing a kegerator anywhere, otherwise we would have stayed for a while. ; ) When I see you next at a trade show or elsewhere, we will simulate the event at a local tavern!

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David Ashton   3/8/2012 10:58:35 PM
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And don't forget that we voted beer the 4th greatest innovation: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/design-contests---competitions/4229185/Cavemen-and-the-quality-of-life

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phoenixdave   3/8/2012 7:49:20 PM
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I'm not sure that's required everywhere, is it...???

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kumaranmani   3/8/2012 7:06:06 PM
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Problem is the law. You need to get a liquor license, unless its a party and you get rid of all alcohol at the end of it.

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