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Comment: Tech and Tiananmen - Tom Mahon - 6/6/2014
The Gold Standard in Engineering
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2/21/2014   7 comments
A childhood experience shaped how a group of kids would see engineering for the rest of their lives.
FTC Hearing IoT Privacy Concerns
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1/2/2014   2 comments
Anyone concerned about privacy on the Internet of Things ought to speak out before the US Federal Trade Commission closes public comment on Jan. 10.
Live Chat With Tom Mahon November 8, 1:00 p.m. ET: Technology & the Humanities
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11/6/2013   7 comments
Why are terms like kindness, compassion, service, and common good never used in technical literature? What are tools for?
Resigned to AO (Acronym Overload)
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10/28/2013   16 comments
Acronyms just keep piling up. Sometimes there are just so many that we're no longer even speaking in words!
Engineering, Security & Privacy
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10/21/2013   6 comments
Searching for answers in this time of secrets and technology.
Comment: Author note - Tom Mahon - 9/24/2013
Is It Time to Rethink the Digital Revolution?
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9/24/2013   23 comments
Moore's Law and Murphy's Law may very well be crashing right before our eyes. Are our tools serving us or are we serving them? Maybe it is time to talk about these things.


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Fist Bumps & the Zombie Apocalypse
Max Maxfield
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Are you concerned about the possibility of a Zombie Apocalypse or do you scoff at the thought of such an eventuality? If the latter, would you be surprised to hear that the US military has ...

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
41 comments
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 ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
151 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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