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A Hands-On Approach With My Son Sparked His Interest in Engineering 

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 

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Here’s how technology improves local communities first!

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!

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IEEE Standard to Rate the Trustworthiness of News Sites – IEEE – The Institute

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

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Learning about successful leaders, helped me to keep going

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

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Apple announced its global facilities are powered with 100 % clean energy

In a press release this week, Apple announced that "its global facilities are powered with 100 percent clean energy includes retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries — including the United States, the United Kingdom, China and India. The company also announced nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all… Continue reading Apple announced its global facilities are powered with 100 % clean energy