Editorial Comment http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8192/more en 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 The Value of Innovation When You’re Under the Knife http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife <div class="node-body blog-body">With so much hand-wringing over rising medical costs, one certainly wonders: With all of today’s medical bells and whistles, do the benefits of advanced technologies outweigh the costs? If you’re sick, they often do....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/stress-and-strain">Stress and Strain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/value-innovation-when-you-re-under-knife#comments medical technology Editorial Comment Stress and Strain Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:46:00 +0000 47591 at http://machinedesign.com Meet Technology Editor Jeff Kerns http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/meet-technology-editor-jeff-kerns <div class="node-body article-body">As one of the new Technology Editors on Machine Design, I will be covering materials, 3D printing, and electronics. Here's a little background on me:</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/meet-technology-editor-jeff-kerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/meet-technology-editor-jeff-kerns#comments Editorial Comment Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:00 +0000 47191 at http://machinedesign.com Meet Carlos M. Gonzalez http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/meet-carlos-m-gonzalez <div class="node-body article-body">Allow me to introduce myself. I am one of the new Technology Editors on Machine Design, covering motion control, fluid power, CAD/CAM, and manufacturing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/meet-carlos-m-gonzalez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/meet-carlos-m-gonzalez#comments Editorial Comment Thu, 12 Feb 2015 22:11:00 +0000 46421 at http://machinedesign.com PDR: Corvette’s Riskiest Option? http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option <div class="field-deck"> The Performance Data Recorder (PDR) seems like it might tempt some Corvette owners to push themselves dangerously past their driving limits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Corvette is another sweet-looking sports car in a long line of well-engineered and iconic roadsters. It’s chock full of high-tech features and well-thought-out options. But one option, the Performance Data Recorder (PDR), seems like it might tempt some Corvette owners...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option#comments Editorial Comment Motors/Drives Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:51:00 +0000 45081 at http://machinedesign.com Is This Any Way to Advance Technology? http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/any-way-advance-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Sen. Tom Coburn’s 2014 Wastebook is out and it’s teeming with seemingly stupid government projects that serve only to suck up taxpayer dollars and spit them out at well-connected institutes and citizens. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/any-way-advance-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/any-way-advance-technology#comments Editorial Comment Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:01:00 +0000 45021 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Myths About Speaker Wire http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-speaker-wire <div class="node-body blog-body">Do expensive speaker wires "sound" better? Not likely.</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-speaker-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-speaker-wire#comments speaker wire stereo systems Editorial Comment Cables, Connectors, Enclosures A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:46:00 +0000 44581 at http://machinedesign.com <p>speaker wire mess</p> Daylight Saving Time and its Effects on Energy and Trains http://machinedesign.com/blog/daylight-saving-time-and-its-effects-energy-and-trains <div class="node-body blog-body">Fun facts to know and tell about Daylight Saving time (DST.)</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/daylight-saving-time-and-its-effects-energy-and-trains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/daylight-saving-time-and-its-effects-energy-and-trains#comments Daylightg Savings TIme Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:18:00 +0000 44181 at http://machinedesign.com Don’t Trust That Tower http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/don-t-trust-tower <div class="field-byline"> Nancy Friedrich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Current news headlines seem to scream weekly about hackers getting credit card and other secure information from stores, banks, etc. Meanwhile, concerns are already being voiced about spying that can be done via the famed and much-awaited “Internet of Things” (IoT). It also is possible to steal user </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/don-t-trust-tower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/don-t-trust-tower#comments Editorial Comment Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:10:00 +0000 41341 at http://machinedesign.com