Editorial Comment http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8192/more en SourceESB Is A Smarter, More Efficient Way to Buy Electronic Components http://machinedesign.com/blog/sourceesb-smarter-more-efficient-way-buy-electronic-components <div class="node-body blog-body">Engineers and designers looking to buy electrical and electronic components have a resource available they might not know about: SourceESB....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/sourceesb-smarter-more-efficient-way-buy-electronic-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/sourceesb-smarter-more-efficient-way-buy-electronic-components#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0000 57061 at http://machinedesign.com Back to Where it All Began: The Pacific Design Show http://machinedesign.com/blog/back-where-it-all-began-pacific-design-show <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 Pacific Design Show was my introduction to world of engineering events, and I’m getting ready for 2016....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineers-assemble">Engineers Assemble!</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/back-where-it-all-began-pacific-design-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/back-where-it-all-began-pacific-design-show#comments Editorial Comment Engineers Assemble! Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:55:00 +0000 56981 at http://machinedesign.com Get Ready for National Engineers Week http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-national-engineers-week <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s getting close to George Washington’s birthday, and that means it’s also getting close to National Engineers Week (Feb 21-27)...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-national-engineers-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-national-engineers-week#comments Editorial Comment News A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:00:00 +0000 56631 at http://machinedesign.com Why Are Engineers Reluctant to Change? http://machinedesign.com/blog/why-are-engineers-reluctant-change <div class="node-body blog-body">While researching my latest feature regarding 3D computer-aided design (CAD) and its developing role in the cloud, I found the same story again and again...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineers-assemble">Engineers Assemble!</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/why-are-engineers-reluctant-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/why-are-engineers-reluctant-change#comments Editorial Comment CAD Engineers Assemble! Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:18:00 +0000 56561 at http://machinedesign.com Top 12 Trends in the Science of Managing R&D and Product Development: Part 1 http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/top-12-trends-science-managing-rd-and-product-development-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> Is your shop utilizing some of the advances in management science? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Is your shop utilizing some of the advances in management science?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/top-12-trends-science-managing-rd-and-product-development-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/top-12-trends-science-managing-rd-and-product-development-part-1#comments Contributing Technical Experts Editorial Comment Wed, 13 Jan 2016 20:47:00 +0000 55321 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Myths about All-Season and Winter Tires http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-all-season-and-winter-tires <div class="node-body blog-body">Tires might arguably be the most important components on a vehicle. They’re responsible, at least partially, for making vehicles move, stop, and steer...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-all-season-and-winter-tires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-all-season-and-winter-tires#comments Automotive Editorial Comment Materials A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 29 Dec 2015 18:37:00 +0000 54841 at http://machinedesign.com The Ultimate STEM Starter: A Manned Space Program http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/ultimate-stem-starter-manned-space-program <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. should commit to a 20- to 30-year program that puts an occupied base on the moon, a construction-centric space station working in orbit, humans on Mars, or something equally grand and inspirational. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/ultimate-stem-starter-manned-space-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/ultimate-stem-starter-manned-space-program#comments Editorial Comment Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:00:00 +0000 54131 at http://machinedesign.com 4 Solar Power Predictions for 2016 http://machinedesign.com/blog/4-solar-power-predictions-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Midsummer's Sven Lindström makes four predictions on what's in store for solar energy in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/4-solar-power-predictions-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/4-solar-power-predictions-2016#comments Editorial Comment Energy A Skeptical Engineer Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:02:00 +0000 53981 at http://machinedesign.com Words to Live By—Or Maybe Not http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/words-live-or-maybe-not <div class="field-deck"> These common expressions can lead to success or failure based on how you interpret them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These common expressions can lead to success or failure based on how you interpret them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/words-live-or-maybe-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/words-live-or-maybe-not#comments Editorial Comment Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:27:00 +0000 50101 at http://machinedesign.com Engineering: The Key to Untold Riches? http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches <div class="node-body blog-body">More people in the list of the world’s 100 richest people hold engineering degrees than any other degree, according to a study by Approved Index, a business-to-business buying platform. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/engineering-key-untold-riches#comments Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:47:00 +0000 48381 at http://machinedesign.com