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Articulate the Feasible

Engineers are often called upon to explain the technical details of a problem and the available options for solving that problem. You need to organize your presentation and express it appropriately.
My wife is very smart. For years she has suffered through my diatribes about bad company management, and then offered up an extremely short summary. Today she told me that she thi…

A Delicate Balance

First impressions of a design can be wrong as I found out when fixing the LED backlight of a low-cost television set.
Better Bugs One of the first mistakes young designers make is to obsess over the first flaws they find in other people’s designs.  The flaw they find might be very real, but if th…