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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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The Martian: A Delightful Exploration of Math, Mars & Feces
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To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.

The Engineering Life - Around the Web
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Surprise TOQ Teardown at EELive!
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This year, for EELive! I had a little surprise that I was quite eager to share. Qualcom had given us a TOQ smart watch in order to award someone a prize. We were given complete freedom to ...

Design Contests & Competitions
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Join The Balancing Act With April's Caption Contest
Caleb Kraft
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Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.

Engineering Investigations
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Frankenstein's Fix: The Winners Announced!
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The Frankenstein's Fix contest for the Tektronix Scope has finally officially come to an end. We had an incredibly amusing live chat earlier today to announce the winners. However, we ...

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