Larry Berardinis


For more than two decades, Lawrence (Larry) Berardinis served on Machine Design and Motion System Design magazines as an editor and later as an associate publisher and new-business development manager. He's a member of Eta Kappa Nu, and holds an M.S. in Solid State Electronics. Today, he is the Senior Manager of Content Programs at ASM International, formerly known as the American Society for Metals.

Trouble in paradise
Two of the largest Amish communities in the world are within a couple of hours of where I live. I developed an attraction to one of those areas in the
Vene, vede da Vinci Arte/Scienza
For several months we've been discussing the elements of creativity as described in Michael J. Gelb's book, How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci. So far
Fly like an eagle: Side B
In the May issue, I wrote about a study on the state of U.S. manufacturing produced by the National Association of Manufacturers. Since then, I've received
Mechatronics and sfumato Connecting the dots through time
What could a 500-year-old painting technique have in common with a 21st century interdisciplinary design philosophy? Depending on how you look at it,
Fly like an eagle
Late last year, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a report on the state of U.S. manufacturing that would surprise many people.
Mechatronics the inside story
In the early 1990s, I received a letter from a man incensed by an editorial I wrote on the subject of mechatronics. I had been promoting the concept for
Vene, vede da Vinci Sfumato
For the past few months, we've been following the life of Leonardo da Vinci, looking for clues into his extraordinary creativity. Our journey has taken
Get with the program
Since the early American settlers began making their own goods in their new homeland, U.S. manufacturing has been an engine of incredible wealth. In simply
What's new in 2007
Imagine what life would be like if we had no perspective of time. If all days, months, and years were regarded as the same, and if we had no way to distinguish
Ready, set, read
Start your timers. We're going to discuss what for many people is their favorite subject. Yes, I'm going to talk about you, or more precisely what you
Vene, vede da Vinci Sensazione
Many people believe that creativity comes naturally to those who possess it. Others, like Leonardo da Vinci, regard creativity as something we acquire
Vedimostrazionene, vede da Vinci Dimostrazione
Leonardo da Vinci's formula for creativity, described in the prologue of this series, is based on seven behaviors. Previously, we discussed curiosity
Vene, vede da Vinci Curiosit
Leonardo da Vinci's formula for creativity, described in the prologue of this series, is based on seven characteristics or behaviors. Da Vinci believed
This land is your land
Former Vice President Al Gore will never make a movie about it. Hollywood activists, singers, and songwriters will never raise their trained voices to
Vene, vede, da Vinci the prologue
Albert Einstein often said that imagination is more important than knowledge. Not surprisingly, he possessed both in abundance. So, too, did Leonardo
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