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Mar 10, 2014

Beware 3D printing?

The warning in my headline comes from the financial publication Barron's magazine which, in its 3-10-14 issue, warns that 3D printing stocks are....More
Feb 14, 2014

Engineers as TV stars: Here's how

Here is one of the more interesting emails I've received in the past few days. These people are looking for engineers who can host a TV show. The....More
Jan 24, 2014

Suit claims Silicon Valley firms conspired to hold down wages of techies

Well, this is interesting. There is a lot of chatter this morning about a class action suit scheduled to come to trial in May which claims tech....More
Jan 23, 2014

Are "weed-out" courses a good idea for engineering school?

Most of use who have gone through engineering school have not-so-fond memories of "weed out" courses. These are classes set up to be so....More
Dec 16, 2013

RIP Charles Vest

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Nov 18, 2013

A Batmobile replica could be yours -- for a mere $120,000

Batman afficionados may recall that the original Batmobile for the 1989 film with Michael Keaton was built on a Chevrolet Impala chassis with a....More
Oct 23, 2013

Now you can own Batman's motorcycle

For those who are both bike and Batman fans, a welder in Reno has put up on eBay a replica of Batman's motorcycle he's create. This custom....More
Oct 11, 2013

Too many high achievers?

There's a big push to promote college education among young people in the U.S. But is there such a thing as too many college graduates?....More
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Leland serves as Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of...
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