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Cyber Gridlock

What are the chances of a cyberattack shutting down one of the three North American electrical power grids? Or even part of one? More

20 Sep 2016 1

20 Sep 2016 1

Supersnobs? Maybe Not.

Does excessive pride in the rationality of technology and of our profession lead us to profess that technological advances can fix... More

14 Jul 2016

14 Jul 2016

A Workforce Tipping Point

The October Jobs Opening and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics points to significant l... More

9 Dec 2015

9 Dec 2015

Drones and Security

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are playing an increasingly large role in businesses and private security in the Unite... More

16 Jun 2015 1

16 Jun 2015 1

Opinion: We, Gray Americans

For generations, we have struggled to overcome racial and gender discrimination in the workplace, and we are better and richer for... More

1 Sep 2014

1 Sep 2014

Backscatter: Data Viz

Engineers have always been challenged to transform their data into a visually accessible format, whether it be with simple graphs ... More

1 Mar 2014

1 Mar 2014

21st Century Engineering

The technical and economic challenges we face as 21st Century Engineers are significant, but solving difficult technical problems ... More

1 Sep 2013

1 Sep 2013