The Renaissance Man

Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very early in life and never stopped. At 5, began studying under his cousins tutor. At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French. At 14, studied classical literature and additional languages.

Boeing/Northrop Conference

I just returned from a Boeing/Northrop 3D design conference in Phoenix, where we had a booth promoting my other company, DISCUS.  There were four “models” walking by, so I stopped them and asked them to pose for a picture with

Green is now Blue

This “green” movement is very similar to the Obama candidacy — expectations set way too high.  In addition, you can’t coerce people into adopting environmentally-aware policies with threats.  Engineers know that there is no free lunch, and it’s all about making trade-offs amongst alternative

A Worldview Based on Empirical Evidence

If you value fact-based observations, this is an interesting site.  Over the past year, this gentlemen has created graphs to analyze trends based on publicly-available data: If you want to read a summary of his worldview based on creating

5 Fun Test Questions

Excerpted from StrangeCosmos: Questions: 1. A lady read a book, turned the light out and went to sleep. In the morning, when she saw in the newspaper that a ship had sunk drowning all on board, she committed suicide. Why?