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5 Women Changing the Virtual Reality Scene

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.05.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, you know I'm a big supporter of women in tech and great nonprofit initiatives like the Women Startup Challenge. This is important stuff because...

Why Freelance Field Engineers Are in Demand

Ahmad Raza | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

According to the World Bank, online outsourcing offers the global economy tons of opportunity. Those countries that can maximize the full capabilities...

Lindsay Davis, Process Engineer: Solving Manufacturing Challenges

Diane Propsner | Posted 11.22.2016 | College
Diane Propsner

Lindsay Davis relishes in the delight she receives from her occupation. She's a process engineer. In this role, she's an integral part of a team of en...

Let me re-introduce the Ferrari Testarossa

Supercar Advocates | Posted 10.30.2016 | Entertainment
Supercar Advocates

We're in 2016 and we start our grim mid-week morning in a Ferrari that transports us back to 1985, the year that marked the arrival of the Ferrari Tes...

One Of The Other Most Important Dr. Dre Facts Missing From Straight Outta Compton

Mark Batson | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment
Mark Batson

After witnessing Dr. Dre working in the studio for many years I would have to say that one of most important facts missing from the NWA movie is not just aspects of Dre's personal and political life and vision, but a clear description of the high level of sonic mastery and expertise that he has exhibited and presented to the world for the past 30 years.

We Need A Pipeline, Not A Wall: Tapping Homegrown Talent For 2.4 Million STEM Jobs

Paula Golden | Posted 10.05.2016 | Education
Paula Golden

The United States is tapping out of STEM talent. For two generations, we have systemically limited equitable access to STEM learning by failing to f...

Role Models

Marvi Matos | Posted 09.27.2016 | Science
Marvi Matos

Years ago when I joined Boeing, I read an article written by Dr. John Tracy, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and one of the Executive Council membe...

STEM Homework Help for 25 Years

Jim Conwell | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Jim Conwell

Homework seems to have become the "H-word" for parents in households around the country, especially now that their kids have started another school year.

Why Apple's Push for Accuracy of Health Apps Is a Major Step in the Right Direction

Hugo Mercier | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Hugo Mercier

It's becoming increasingly easy to make a fitness and health tracking app these days. Don't get me wrong -- a killer mobile experience is a feat now t...

Rocket Scientist Defies Diversity Gravity: Ray Anderson Tells How

Carol J. Carter | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Carol J. Carter

Today, many companies want to be inclusive, diverse and promote people of all backgrounds equitably but often struggle to take a homogeneous culture a...

Which Presidential Candidates Do You Think Just Answered "20 Questions on Science"?

Matthew Chapman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics
Matthew Chapman

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Jill Stein all answered promptly and in some detail, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian, did not.

Bridging the Gap Between Entrepreneurs and Developers

Shinjini Das | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Shinjini Das

Be completely honest. Either you are an entrepreneur or your friends are entrepreneurs who have had some serious struggles securing well-trained, effective, knowledgeable, and most importantly, affordable developers.

Building a Pathway to Engineering for Our Daughters - Brick by Brick

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.10.2016 | Science
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Ali P. Gordon UCF Forum columnist As a father of young elementary and middle school-aged kids, I'm also curious to know exactly how my undergrad s...

Top Toys to Get Kids Ready for Back to School

Laurie Schacht | Posted 08.04.2016 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

The lazy days of summer may be at their peak, but before you know it, you'll be back to packing lunches and kids will be filling up their backpacks for the new school year. While kids have had a full summer's worth of fun in the sun, now it's time to wake up their brains and prep them for a fun year of learning!

How Product Managers Build Leadership Skills

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.02.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Building a lasting product is a remarkable experience -- when it happens. It can be a bumpy and uncomfortable ride at times. But when you achieve product success, you will likely be hooked for life. I know I was.

Putting A Dent In The Universe

Jim Conwell | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Jim Conwell

What connection do tombstones have with engineering education? If you are mechanical engineering professor Andy Mech, you will draw a grave marker on...

Portrait of an Innovator, Engineer, and Educator: Dr. Ed McMahon

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 06.13.2016 | Education
Deborah J. Levine

Back in 1969, when the University of Chattanooga merged with the University of Tennessee system and became the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga ...

Basic Training

Terence Clarke | Posted 06.13.2016 | Education
Terence Clarke

Photo: Terence Clarke There is a difference between education and training. Education is an exploration of the soul--aided by deep study in the arts...

Meet The Startup That Wants To Solve Silicon Valley's Diversity Problem

Quora | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Meet The Woman Who Launched A New Field Of Scientific Study

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science

As a female chemical engineer, Frances Arnold was already a rarity. After all, only about 16 percent of chemical engineers are women. But now that she...

The Best Way to Prepare for a Technical Interview

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Quora

What are the best ways for someone to prepare for a technical interview? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...

Hope, Dreams and Aerospace

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Carol J. Carter

"Everyone can dream big," says Karolyn Evans, Senior Aerospace Engineer at Sierra Nevada, "but only those with hope will actually achieve it." Her edu...

The Emperor Writes Bad Code: A Response to "Engineers Should Be Taught to Fight"

Michael S Solomon | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

We all know the children's story "The Emperor Wears No Clothes." In case you don't, the gist is that a small child is the only person in the Kingdom w...

Lone Hispanic Engineering Student at UT-Austin Paves the Way for a Diverse Talent Pipeline

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.09.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Gil Saenz was the only Hispanic student in a program of more than 300 when he graduated from UT-Austin with an engineering degree in 1972. Now, he is determined to give today's children and teenagers something he didn't have: an early, firsthand, impactful experience with the scientific process.

This Self-Healing, Muscle-Like Material Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.22.2016 | Science

An international team of scientists has created a super-stretchy, never-before-seen material that could revolutionize how prosthetics and even robots ...