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Tag Archives: engineering
“An Engineering Manifesto by the first man on the moon. “Science is about what is. Engineering is about what CAN be.”” (YouTube) PHD Comics animates Neil Armstrong‘s engineering manifesto on being a nerd. His definition of engineering is pretty interesting, … Continue reading
Interesting video on how a NERF Blaster actually fires. It’s all to do with its air restriction mechanism, which allows air to only enter at specific points, and thus only fire specific darts. I love how something seemingly so simple … Continue reading
October 13th is Ada Lovelace Day. This day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Why does this day matter though? Suzi Gage explains it over at The Guardian. It’s all about … Continue reading
This is a lovely video showing the power of innovation, persistence, and talent. “15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and … Continue reading
All you need to know as an engineer (via @neiltyson). Onwards!