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Can You Make Change For a Dollar Without a Cash Register?

05/06/2015 by szwasta
Cashiers are more and more dependent on the machine to dictate how much change to give to a customer providing a currency that is more (larger bills)...
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Last comment 05/17/2015 by Wal

Geology Books

05/06/2015 by prof peanut
My grandson has expressed some interest in geology so I promised to try and buy him a book suitable for his age group. He is a bright and curious boy...
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Last comment 05/10/2015 by prof peanut
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Engineering Careers

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Engineering Projects

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Remote SIP Phone on FreePBX Asterisk

05/13/2015 by tevoip
Good morning all, since a few days i got a headache whit that issue. The following lines are my case : Asterisk server has a fix IP @ on the networ...
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Engineering...Beyond the Classroom

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Are MOOC Courses Any Value to an Engineer’s Career?

05/05/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
"The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn"-Alvin Toffler Are y...
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Last comment 05/06/2015 by Del the cat

Twitter Chat: What Does it Mean to Be an Engineer?

03/15/2015 by SavvyExacta
BigBeacon (a movement to transform engineering education) is hosting a Twitter chat on Wednesday, March 18. The overall theme of the chat has to do wi...
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Last comment 03/25/2015 by Wal

Events to Showcase Your Engineering Talent

02/21/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Engineering's Got Talent! On February 26 from 11 AM to 4 PM at Kunckle Lounge, students at Penn State are encouraged to audition for the yearly En...
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Last comment 05/07/2015 by emmawatson
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Engineering Management

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Managing a Project with Difficult Stakeholders

03/16/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Beyond the engineering and design aspects of a project, there is the management and coordination of the stakeholders. This portion of a project is o...
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Last comment 03/17/2015 by JavaHead

Releasing Stephen Hawking's Speech Software to Everyone

01/30/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking has spent much of the past 40 years proving that - with the proper technology - severely disabled people can still...
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What's the Value of a Patent?

01/21/2015 by HUSH
In the past year, two leading automakers have released some or all of their patents for use by the public or even competing manufacturers. Last June...
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Last comment 01/29/2015 by lyn
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Engineering Careers

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STEM Is For Carpenters Too

03/11/2015 by BestInShow
When we think of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, we most likely think of formal classes in a middle or high schoo...
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Job Market for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

02/13/2015 by sanasyed24
In industry, Electrical and Electronics engineers provide technical services and support in the design, development, production, testing and operat...
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Last comment 03/24/2015 by JavaHead

Engineering Ethics in 2014

12/17/2014 by HUSH
Just like doctors, engineers are expected to utilize their skills and knowledge in a benevolent fashion. Where the Hippocratic Oath outlines the eth...
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Unschool In Session?

12/26/2014 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
The national Common Core initiative and a bevy of standardized tests have drawn an awful lot of doubting eyes toward American education. While Commo...
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Futuristic Fusion

05/06/2014 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A research team from MIT has developed a hybrid material from living and nonliving materials. A first of its kind, the fused material holds the c...
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Much To Do! Twelve Potentially Economically Disruptive Technologies

06/12/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Please read this free and insightful report from McKinsey & Co.: Disruptive Technologies: Advances that will Transform Life, Business, and the Glo...
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Be True to your School (Ranking)

05/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Forbes Magazine joined the fray a few years ago in ranking America's Colleges and recently issued their 2012 results. US News & World Report (USN&...
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Math Use On The Job - Precision Machining

05/03/2013 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
The Atlantic titles their article "Here's How Little Math Americans Use at Work." Spoiler alert, in Precision Machining, we all use a lot of math thr...
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Math Isn't Rocket Science; Is it?

03/25/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
The Museum of Mathematics recently opened in New York City. As stated on the MOMATH website, "Mathematics illuminates the patterns and structures a...
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