Editorial Comment http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8192/more en Time to Update Engineering Colleges http://machinedesign.com/blog/time-update-engineering-colleges <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s time engineering colleges took a look at their curriculums and majors and made some changes. There’s already almost too much...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/time-update-engineering-colleges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/time-update-engineering-colleges#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:27:00 +0000 64861 at http://machinedesign.com Better Math Adds Up to a Better Company http://machinedesign.com/blog/better-math-adds-better-company <div class="node-body blog-body">Hardware is advancing to be so user-friendly that I sometimes feel more like a child with an advanced Lego set...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/better-math-adds-better-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/better-math-adds-better-company#comments Editorial Comment Efficient Engineering Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:41:00 +0000 64781 at http://machinedesign.com Library of Babel: Genius, Insanity, or Computer Geeks Gone Mad? http://machinedesign.com/blog/library-babel-genius-insanity-or-computer-geeks-gone-mad <div class="node-body blog-body">Jonathan Basile has cataloged every possible 3,200-character page consisting of permutations of the 26 lower-case letters, commas, periods, and spaces. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/library-babel-genius-insanity-or-computer-geeks-gone-mad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/library-babel-genius-insanity-or-computer-geeks-gone-mad#comments Technologies Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:53:00 +0000 64431 at http://machinedesign.com Darpa’s Race for a Special Ops Motorcycle http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle <div class="node-body blog-body">Soldiers in the U.S. Special Operations, such as Navy Seals and Army Rangers, could soon see a new tool in their arsenal...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle#comments Defense Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:46:00 +0000 63771 at http://machinedesign.com Connecting the Digital World with Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/blog/connecting-digital-world-manufacturing <div class="node-body blog-body">What does it take to make something? What tools do you need to take an original idea from the design board to actual physical production?</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/connecting-digital-world-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/connecting-digital-world-manufacturing#comments Editorial Comment IoT Engineers Assemble! Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:43:00 +0000 63581 at http://machinedesign.com An American in Germany: Lessons from Hannover Messe 2016 http://machinedesign.com/blog/american-germany-lessons-hannover-messe-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Before working for Machine Design, I had worked primarily with U.S.-based engineering firms. I would say that my trip to Hannover Messe 2016...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/american-germany-lessons-hannover-messe-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/american-germany-lessons-hannover-messe-2016#comments Editorial Comment Robotics IoT Hannover Messe 2016 Engineers Assemble! Mon, 06 Jun 2016 17:39:00 +0000 62911 at http://machinedesign.com Discussing the Nation’s Report Card for Engineering, Technology http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/discussing-nation-s-report-card-engineering-technology <div class="node-body article-body">If less than half of eighth graders are proficient in assessing “real-life” scenarios, imagine the percentage of future students that will become discouraged when trying to solve engineering problems at a University level.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/discussing-nation-s-report-card-engineering-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/discussing-nation-s-report-card-engineering-technology#comments Editorial Comment Wed, 18 May 2016 21:54:00 +0000 62161 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Wikipedia Purdue’s AEP Design Challenge http://machinedesign.com/blog/purdue-s-aep-design-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Congratulations again to the Boilermakers at Purdue University for winning our 2016 Engineering Bracket Challenge....</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/purdue-s-aep-design-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/purdue-s-aep-design-challenge#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 13 May 2016 19:30:00 +0000 61911 at http://machinedesign.com NASA Explores Supersonic Airliner—Or Will It Be a Spy Plane? http://machinedesign.com/blog/nasa-explores-supersonic-airliner-or-will-it-be-spy-plane <div class="node-body blog-body">NASA is making moves to start work on a new X-plane, a half-scale flying version of a supersonic airliner...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/nasa-explores-supersonic-airliner-or-will-it-be-spy-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/nasa-explores-supersonic-airliner-or-will-it-be-spy-plane#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Mon, 09 May 2016 16:31:00 +0000 61751 at http://machinedesign.com For Success in STEM, Curiosity Is a Prerequisite http://machinedesign.com/blog/success-stem-curiosity-prerequisite <div class="node-body blog-body">Curiosity is a cure that will allow students to become successful in STEM.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/success-stem-curiosity-prerequisite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/success-stem-curiosity-prerequisite#comments Editorial Comment Efficient Engineering Thu, 05 May 2016 19:10:00 +0000 61621 at http://machinedesign.com