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The EC’s new marketing tactic? Sexism
Engineering Pop Culture!  
6/27/2012   30 comments
In what appears to be an institutional attempt to patronize and condescend to women everywhere, the European Commission’s marketing team has released a YouTube video of a group of giggly girls in lab coats, apparently manicuring their way to a science degree.
Tech 2025; from sci-fi to the new horizon
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
6/26/2012   7 comments
“How will online technologies impact our lives and careers in 2025?” That’s the question being posed today and tomorrow (June 26/27) at the International Multimedia Teleconferencing Consortium (IMTC) 2025 conference, a global online event attempting to divine technology’s future.
First look: TI shows off Win RT on Toshiba tablet
News & Analysis  
6/14/2012   6 comments
TI has shown off a full working model of Toshiba's upcoming Windows RT tablet, running on its Omap 4470 chip. With support for DX9 and using Imagination Technologies' latest and greatest 3D graphics core, the tablet appears to run very smoothly.
ARM still struggling with Win 8 devices
6/11/2012   1 comment
By all accounts, this year’s Computex Taipei wasn’t an earth shattering event. No major news, and no huge announcements, though there were a steady slew of new Ultrabook designs from Asus, Acer and Toshiba.
Marvell unleashes 802.11ac combo chip
News & Analysis  
6/9/2012   2 comments
At Computex this week, Marvell announced its version of an 802.11ac combination radio chip with both near field communications (NFC) and Bluetooth 4.0.
Apple’s iOS 6 confirmed by a banner
News & Analysis  
6/9/2012   4 comments
An Instagramed photo taken today in San Francisco confirms one of the many rumors circling Apple’s WWDC next week-- that iOS 6 will be announced.
Comment: re: Can creativity be taught? - 6/8/2012
Genetic engineering for synthetic semiconductors
News & Analysis  
6/8/2012   1 comment
Genetic engineering could hold the key to artificially creating semiconductors in a lab.
High-tech rats to root out land mines
News & Analysis  
6/8/2012   9 comments
Two Bucknell University professors are working with a U.S. Department of Defense contractor on training rats to recognize and neutralize to landmines.
Comment: re: Can creativity be taught? - 6/8/2012
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Can creativity be taught?
6/8/2012   21 comments
Design is an inherently creative process, but do engineers have what it takes when it comes to coloring outside the lines?
Comment: re: Hack, ack! - 6/7/2012
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Engineering Pop Culture!  
6/6/2012   15 comments
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Freescale shows sensor "black-box" for Win8
News & Analysis  
6/5/2012   4 comments
Freescale Semiconductor is readying itself for the official launch of Windows 8 with a 12-axis sensor development reference platform it is dubbing a “black-box” of sensor integration.
TI OMAP 5 kicks iPad 3 GPU butt
6/4/2012   12 comments
Texas Instruments has been talking the OMAP5 talk for some time already, but on Monday (June 4) the firm fired its first serious shot at the competition, releasing a graphics benchmarking video to show off its SOC’s GPU performance. Parts Search

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