The words family and familiar have a common root and surprisingly similar meanings.
Thinking is Hard. There are lots of different kinds of thinking, but this post addresses the thinking associated with making choices and decisions that affect any project or problem-solving effort.
Sometimes we simply cannot "solve" a problem to our own satisfaction. There are many reasons this can happen, but these reasons probably do not mean that your problem-solving method was bad.
Some people worry that documenting and sharing what they know makes them less valuable. I present arguments that sharing increases your value.
The DoD Principle is easily summed up with the short statement, "If it's not worth documenting it's probably not worth doing."
It isn't always easy to remember to say, "Thank You" to people who help us. I want to take a little time to thank some people.
I like to think that almost all companies are in the business of solving problems for their customers.
Catching up after an extended time without new posts.
I sometimes get asked the question, “What are you reading?” The question means this week or this month, not at this instant.
A brief essay on the difficulty of balancing urgent or important tasks.
Here are four more questions that an Electrical Engineer might encounter during an interview.
Continuing the discussion of Electrical Engineer interview questions.
Here are some typical interview questions for an Electrical Engineering candidate.
Some reader responses to an online article (elsewhere, not mine) make me really sad and a little bit mad.
Electronic and Human Systems both use feedback to obtain useful results.
I recently was introduced to an easy-to-remember test you can apply to any knowledge you gain from research.
I was wrong. There are four (not three) constraints of any project. Read on to discover the bug in my previous thinking.
Is there a universal symbol or image for a problem? Something anybody would look at and say, "Aha-that represents a problem!"
Some thoughts on why we rarely understand the complexities of every job other than our own.
Something to think about when you are writing a resume or preparing for an interview.