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Wit and Wisdom of an Engineer: Summer Reading List

Wit and Wisdom of an Engineer: Summer Reading List Summer Reading List New to the book bag – – The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World by Brad Stone Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival by Jeffrey Gettleman One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams by Chris Fussell Qatar: A Modern History by Allen Fromherz Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas…

Ahead of July 1 deadline, team makes its most precise measurement yet of Planck’s constant — ScienceDaily

Using a state-of-the-art device for measuring mass, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have made their most precise determination yet of Planck’s constant, an important value in science that will help to redefine the kilogram, the official unit of mass in the SI, or international system of units. Accepted for publication (link is external) in the journal Metrologia, these new results come ahead of a July 1 international deadline for measurements that aim to redefine the…

The Big Four of Transportation Trends

“The general press and transportation specialty publications are bursting with reports of new developments in four major disruptive transportation technologies: Shared rides Electric vehicles Autonomous vehicles Connected vehicles As we look back on the auto revolution since 1945, we have spent trillions of dollars on cars and related infrastructure. These investments transformed our country and greatly assisted us to an unprecedented level of prosperity. Yet there are many things we would no doubt do differently with 20/20 hindsight to shape…

A New Rule of 3s for Survival

My new rule of 3s for survival – – three weeks without food, three days without water, three minutes without air, and three seconds without an Internet connection!!  From Fast Company – the impact of the Internet in your pocket and how it changed everything. “In 2007 we were still thinking, “Why would I want the internet in my pocket when I’m walking around? If I want to get on the internet I’ll sit down in front of my computer.” So 50…

Why You Need RFID Wallets?

Before the invention of RFID chips, wallets were considered just as a fashionable aspect. However, now, due to the high risk of digital thievery, RFID-blocking wallets have swept the world by storm and a lot of people are turning towards RFID-blocking wallets due to their benefits. These wallets aren’t only confined to gentlemen’s convenience but ladies can also get purses that come with RFID-blocking capabilities. This is the era is plastic money. It is believed that 9 out of 10…

Advanced prosthetic arms developed by Pentagon set for sale

US Army Veterans during a live demonstration of the first veteran being fitted with the LUKE (Life Under Kinetic Evolution) prosthetic arm in New York Fred Downs, a 72-year-old Vietnam war veteran, remembers fighting back tears when he regained the ability to pick up objects with his left arm after a gap of 40 years. Artie McAuley, a captain involved in a serious car accident, smiles as he talks about being able to once more throw both arms up to…

Black carbon varies, but stubbornly persists, in snow and ice around the world — ScienceDaily

A new University of Colorado Boulder study comparing dissolved black carbon deposition on ice and snow in ecosystems around the world (including Antarctica, the Arctic, and alpine regions of the Himalayas, Rockies, Andes, and Alps) shows that while concentrations vary widely, significant amounts can persist in both pristine and non-pristine areas of snow. Black carbon is the soot-like byproduct of wildfires and fossil fuel consumption, able to be carried long distances via atmospheric transport. Because these black particles absorb more…

Accelerating growth through Facebook’s Rotational Engineering Program | Engineering Blog | Facebook Code

One of the core tenets we value at Facebook is diversity of thought. We know that teams with people who bring a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, identities, and perspectives build better products. As we grow as a company, we’re looking beyond our traditional recruiting channels and diversifying our efforts to find the best people from all backgrounds. Last year we launched the Rotational Engineering Program to provide opportunities to select programmers and engineers from non-traditional and underrepresented backgrounds to…