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NASA Explores Supersonic Airliner—Or Will It Be a Spy Plane? Commented on: 2 weeks ago (May 11, 2016)

I did say it was speculation. But I wonder why you think it is to small to be a spyplane. If its a half-scale airliner, it should be able to haul 5o half-sized humans, or at least 5,000 lb of...

4 Incredibly Over-Engineered Aircraft Commented on: 12 weeks ago (March 2, 2016)

I will take both nominations, the PBY and Chinook, into consideration for Round Two of Incredibly Over Engineered Aircraft. Any other nominations?

Where Do We Stand with the IoT? Commented on: 16 weeks ago (February 2, 2016)

Although a custom lighting designer, because your articles have not taken Academic Jargon 101, I spend more time reading MACHINE DESIGN than my Lighting publications. MR is really informative....

The Ultimate STEM Starter: A Manned Space Program Commented on: 21 weeks ago (December 29, 2015)

Here's a comment from a reader:
I understand your position at Machine Design is to keep labor costs down for your advertisers; however, the same old “STEM” appeal is simply a waste of time...

Hydraulic Hybrids Can Power Off-Road Vehicles Commented on: 22 weeks ago (December 21, 2015)

I’m a bit behind on my reading but want to comment on the statement: “Designing and making engines that comply with the EPA rules have made these engines larger, heavier, and more costly”.

“The Martian”: A Fine Engineering Movie Commented on: 31 weeks ago (October 23, 2015)

Come back and let us know what you thought of the movie.

5 of History's Worst Engineering Disasters Commented on: 36 weeks ago (September 16, 2015)

I gave my criteria for an engineering disaster and noted that I was listing them in reverse chronological order, not in order of awfulness. Thanks for chiming in with another disaster, the Union...

My Favorite Acronym Commented on: 1 year ago (February 25, 2015)

Geez, what was your log in?

What Got You Started in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math? Commented on: 1 year ago (January 5, 2015)

Thanks Phidgets!!

The LT4: Another Legendary Corvette Engine Commented on: 1 year ago (November 24, 2014)

I count four uses of the word efficient.

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