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
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
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
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) just released a report (Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential Solar Photovoltaics, 2017–2030) suggesting that residential rooftop solar could reach a very affordable and unsubsidized $0.05/kWh LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy) by 2030. The study begins with the premise that annually, 3.3 million homes will either be built or re-roofed -… Continue reading NREL Report Challenges Engineers to Design Better Solar Products
Industry leaders, the big 5, such as Google and Apple are paving the way for sustainable future. All of Apple’s data centers have been powered by renewable energy since 2013. Google committed to 100% renewable energy for all operations in 2017. Since 2012, Microsoft ’s data centers have been carbon- neutral. In 2016, Amazon passed… Continue reading Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are going green
“Engineers Inspiring Wonder” is the theme of this year’s National Engineers Week, with events being held throughout the United States from 18 to 24 February. Activities include museum exhibits, science competitions, and mentorship programs. Kicking off the weeklong festivities is Discover Engineering Family Day, to be held on 17 February in Washington, D.C., at the… Continue reading How to Get Involved With the 2018 U.S. National Engineers Week