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eBay launches MyGadgets to easily find the aftermarket value of your tech items.

eBay is at it again. Clearly not satisfied with being an online auctioneer (for years now) they are introducing another nifty service called MyGadgets on the back of their…

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Both Office Depot and Staples now carrying 3D printers. Is Wal-Mart next?

Ok, probably not. But it's still exciting that this tech is hitting the mainstream so hard after flirting with it for so, so long.

I first used it to make impeller prototypes back in 2006ish. It was expensive, but worth it.  Have you…

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The Procrastinator's guide to time management...

I love this concept of front loading your schedule. It's basically using a risk management methodology to identify priorities and move them to the front of the queue. And that can be done relatively quickly with some practice, although the key is…

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iPhone6 concept drawings are super exciting (said no one)!

I'm not sure this is even post-worthy if not only to remind engineers that today's world requires a keen sense of usability and user experience design as a fundamental input requirement, regardless of how much tech and gadgetry can be taken…

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Facebook invents time machine!

Ok, so that title might be a bit dramatic. Some might even call it a lie. I would just say it's an overstatement.

But semantics aside, Facebook has released a new feature called …

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Amazing 3D Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) images will blow your miiiiiiiiind!

If you've ever wondered what the surface of a fly...and I'm talking about the entire fly...looks like in perverse detail, well you've been able to look at that for years with cool SEM images. But basic SEM imagery is inherently two dimensional…

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8-bit video game style maps of real cities

If I still lived in Boston, I would be trying my hardest to navigate with this. Any only this. I'd probably end up in Zelda's dungeon instead of Harvard Sq, but that would be totally worth it.  Click the image to see them all. Super (Mario)…

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Limited time: 10% off all orders at Rapid Electronics Online store

You can claim 10% off your next order at www.rapidonline.com by using promo code TWRA10 at checkout, but I don't know how long it will…

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Great (and totally not so great) engineering jokes

Feel free to add your own!

Birth control

What do engineers use for birth control? Their personalities.
—Guest auto engineer

engineer in…

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Innovation vs. Execution: How do you excel at both?

Most engineers I've worked with are either very creative but lack followthrough, or extremely task oriented but have trouble getting outside the box. There have been notorious exceptions, and those engineers have inspired me in my own path. So…

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Will GA Tech's radically cheap new Master's Degree program change higher education completely?

Hungry for a computer science Master's degree on the cheap? Not only can you get one, you can get it from Georgia Tech for a mere $6k and change. Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but if you're just looking for that line item on your CV,…

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