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Member Since: July 24, 2013
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Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
7/21/2014   41 comments
Engineers make design decisions that affect the company bottom line, often without understanding how.
NI Enters Manual Lab Bench Instrument Market
News & Analysis  
6/17/2014   7 comments
Is bench instrumentation facing a major disruption?
Olympic Biathlon Can Teach Us About Product Requirements
Blog  
4/2/2014   12 comments
Engineers must make tradeoffs between time-to-market and detailed product requirements.
That A-Ha Moment
Blog  
12/10/2013   17 comments
Larry Desjardin asks the readers about their moments of sudden insight.
A Beautiful Mind Explains Our Industry
Blog  
10/8/2013   13 comments
The Nash Equilibrium explains why so many things are the way they are.
Comment: Probing - Larry Desjardin - 9/5/2013
Have Patents Run Their Course?
Blog  
8/28/2013   20 comments
Does anyone believe innovation would cease if we eliminated patents and depended on trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks only?
Comment: Re: PDP-11 - Larry Desjardin - 7/29/2013
Comment: Re: Skills - Larry Desjardin - 7/29/2013
Comment: Re: PDP-11 - Larry Desjardin - 7/29/2013
The Art of Troubleshooting
Blog  
7/26/2013   44 comments
Solving tough, mysterious problems is hard. And there are no textbook methods on how to do it.
FPGAs supercharge instrument flexibility
Design How-To  
4/1/2013   Post a comment
A growing number of instrument vendors are giving users the ability to customize internal FPGAs, delivering a significant increase in flexibility and speed.
2012 Modular Instrument Predictions: Results
Design How-To  
1/11/2013   Post a comment
Larry Desjardin reviews his Top 10 industry predictions for 2012. How did he do?


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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.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
20 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

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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