A Very Personal Look At The Engineering Decision Making Process

I've written a number of posts about how engineers think and make decisions, so I was stunned when my Wife questioned my decision making process and demanded details. My first response was to deny any malfeasance on my part but when I recovered my composure I realized...

A Plea For An End To Tiny Instruction Manuals

One of the movies being released this Christmas is Downsizing, a tale of people being shrunk to reduce their cost of living by reducing the resources needed to support them. It’s a sad commentary on our current state of affairs that my first thought was they would be...

Risk Reward Analysis And How to Influence Your Engineer’s Decision

Every decision an engineer makes goes through a risk reward analysis, each and every one. It's not a complicated process, it doesn't involve calculus but it's not always obvious. Let me give you an example. Recently my two year old Samsung dryer decided to stop...

From the Doghouse

A look at dogs having fun

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My gallery of pictures I’ve created in Poser

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories I’ve written

Dear Engineer Who Ignores  My Words 

Apparently I made a number of people unhappy with my post on why engineers are ignoring you. As an occasional contributor to this blog, Zee demanded equal time on this subject. Since one of my goals for this blog is to get people to think, allowing a view from the...

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