Apparently nobody wants to give me money. #rejected
Journal call for papers Show more
The International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship has a call for Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) work.
segregation, racism Show more
"Minneapolis Confronts Its History of Housing Segregation" - https://slate.com/business/2018/12/minneapolis-single-family-zoning-housing-racism.html
Hey look! New article out and available for peer review.
"The principles of tomorrow's university"
"Apart from water and air, humble sand is the natural resource most consumed by human beings."
Reading, "When the Hills are Gone"
I feel like there is some really cool physics going on here that I don't understand.
part of the reason I'm always on about open source and intellectual property rights is because I *want* people to build off my ideas/tools and use them as launching pads for their own original thoughts. so truly, I'm thrilled when people "copy" me. it means I've inspired someone! and that's all the impact I can hope for :)
"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Blockchain study finds 0.00% success rate and vendors don't call back when asked for evidence
“Though Blockchain has been touted as the answer to everything, a study of 43 solutions advanced in the international development sector has found exactly no evidence of success.”
Man, it seems so bad you’d almost think I’d have a slide warning people about blockchain oil salesmen (they’re almost entirely men) in my talks or something…
potty training Show more
I probably shouldn't think too hard about the secondary lessons my son might be learning from this training urinal.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Working on design, robotics, engineering education, and open engineering. Personal account.
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