Like most parents, I want my kids to succeed and choose a career that is right for them. I may be biased, but I’ve always felt an engineering career would provide them with a secure, stable future. I’ve tried many times to persuade my two oldest children to get into the profession, but to no… Continue reading A Hands-On Approach With My Son Sparked His Interest in Engineering
Susan Hagness and her research group at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have applied their expertise in electromagnetics to a number of areas including medical imaging and cancer therapies. Now her team is working on a device to help cranberry growers with the laborious task of counting their fruit. The current method of estimating… Continue reading Here’s how technology improves local communities first!
Plenty of money can be made in the AgTech field. Solar technologies to power horticultural projects in arid areas, AI, nanotechnology, and remote sensing to increase food production, radar technology to automate the process and indoor farms and precision agriculture. The need for tech innovation to help farmers become more efficient and address food waste,… Continue reading Plenty of money can be made in the AgTech field
There’s a lot of confusion about what job candidates should wear for interviews at today’s tech companies and startups. Are suits and skirts too formal? Are jeans and sneakers too casual? Does anyone even care how you dress as long as you can do the job? The author of this article decided to ask a… Continue reading What’s the Dress Code for Job Interviews These Days?
In an era of fake news, IEEE, the largest and most respected nonprofit, non-political institution is trying to restore a semblance of trust in news-sharing sites and the institution of journalism. Its new "IEEE P7011 Standard for the Process of Identifying and Rating the Trustworthiness of News Sources" will analyze factual accuracy, headlines, and provide… Continue reading IEEE Standard to Rate the Trustworthiness of News Sites – IEEE – The Institute
Earth day is 48 years today. There's no better time to raise awareness about renewable energy than today. When renewable energy sources are used, the demand for fossil fuels is reduced. Unlike fossil fuels, non-biomass renewable sources of energy (hydropower, geothermal, wind, and solar) do not directly emit greenhouse gases. The use of renewable energy… Continue reading Earth day is 48 years today. There’s no better time to raise awareness about renewable energy.
I admit that to some extent I was going to give up on my dreams, often due to failures and hardship. Learning about successful leaders, helped me to keep going. Nothing comes easily. It took them years to reach success. And there was no short cut to doing so, only the desire to get there… Continue reading Learning about successful leaders, helped me to keep going