Carnegie Mellon and… Sports?

A recent article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette describes how students at Carnegie Mellon University are designing equipment to improve football officiating… the proposed solution uses GPS systems in footballs and pressure sensors in gloves.

Trends in Using the Mainstream Media

Interesting statistics from an article in Forbes magazine discussing “The Prevalence Of Media Bias“… it highlights the changes in viewing and reading habits over the last 30 year                                                     1965      2008 watch the network news          70%         35% read the newspaper                  71%         

New Engineering Blog:

I’m always on the lookout for blog sites that cover technical areas such as manufacturing systems software and the model-based enterprise.  If you’re interested in those topics, you should check out the engineering-to-manufacturing blog at