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Apr 14, 2014
We're down to four engineering movies. Vote for your Top Two!
Voting in the third round for the World’s Greatest Engineering Movie just wrapped up and a record number of voters (10% more than voted in....
Apr 07, 2014
Then there were eight great engineering movies: Time to take it down to the Final Four!
Work in Progress: Goes live Tuesday April 8. See you soon!! ....
Apr 01, 2014
World’s greatest engineering movie: Down to 16 and time to choose again
The first round of voting is over in the race to find the best engineering movie. In general the head-to-head match ups in the first round were....
Mar 24, 2014
Get in on it: The first round of voting for the World’s Greatest Engineering Movie
Get in on it: The first round of voting for the World’s Greatest Engineering Movie Readers and editors nominated 32 top-notch engineering....
Mar 05, 2014
Help decide the World's Greatest Engineering Movie
What is the best engineering movie ever made? Help us find out, or at least point the way. We will be having a Movie Madness “playoff”....
Jan 17, 2014
Sights at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show
NAIAS The Detroit Auto Show is having a banner year, judging by the 5,000+ automotive scribblers and bloggers roaming Cobo Hall searching for scoops....
Dec 04, 2013
Amazon's Air Delivery Ad
Did you see the Amazon commercial this past weekend? You might’ve been fooled (like this columnist ) into thinking it was a serious news item....
Nov 26, 2013
Some hi-tech to be thankful for
One thing we can all be thankful is that high-tech has given us more media than we know what to do with, which is a good thing. The average person....
Oct 31, 2013
How Maker Geeks celebrate Halloween
What do 100 Maker Geeks do on Oct. 31?....
Oct 10, 2013
ITOD: New Internet slang
ITOD, I'd LOL & LMAO @ TLA....
Sep 13, 2013
Can the government force feed us electric cars?
Can the government force feed us electric cars?....
Aug 13, 2013
Hyperloop or Hyperloopy?
Engineers look at Elon Musk's new transportation concept: Hyperloop....
Jun 21, 2013
Another speed bump for electric cars and new car companies
Here’s a column on the laws that hamper Tesla Motors in its efforts to sell electric cars in Texas because they don’t want to go....
Jun 03, 2013
Museums for Engineers: Intro
Send in images and info from museums engineers would appreciate....
May 21, 2013
Losing $10k per car, making it up in volume
Fiat/Chrysler will be soon selling its all-electric e500 in California (only) for $32,500. And if you can put up with all the downsides of a small....
Steve serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design. He has 23 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from Steve was a Flight officer in the U.S. Navy. He is currently responsible...
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