January 16th, 2013:
The lockout is over, training camps are starting, and we are only a week away from this year’s belated Christmas gift, opening night of the 2012 / 2013 NHL season. Thankfully both sides have realized... read more
Posted in: Engineering, Hobbies
January 21st, 2013:
With the snow starting to fly at the beginning of a new year, it’s quickly becoming apparent that winter is in full swing and it’s time to get out and hit the slopes! Skiing has always been a... read more
March 26th, 2013:
It seems that these days nearly everyone (including certain engineers) is talking about 3D printing, rapid prototyping and its future. It’s a popular topic, and recently people have been singing the... read more
April 1st, 2013:
The last article I wrote was about printing organic transistors, pretty neat stuff. Synthetic biologists at Stanford have one upped that feat however by creating the first biological analogue of a... read more
April 30th, 2013:
I know the GTI blog has talked about 3D printing to death, but I couldn’t help myself after finding out that San Diego based Organovo successfully produced 3D samples of human liver cells using a bio... read more
March 21st, 2014:
It's that time of the year! Finally the snow is melting, the sun is shining and opportunities are blossoming. With so much energy and vivacity brewing it's no surprise that BIOMEDevice is in Boston... read more
March 31st, 2014:
Hollywood script writers have been commissioned for psychological studies of terrorists, they have come up with forward-thinking and (way) outsite-the-box solutions to many social and technological... read more
May 13th, 2014:
In an ideal world, students around the nation would enter each next grade at the same level as their peers, with access to the same classes, teachers, resources, etc. such that upon graduating high... read more
May 20th, 2014:
To me, one of the coolest things about the ‘maker-movement’ is not the cool stuff people build, but rather the innovative low cost tools they build to enable those projects. Hackerspaces, makerspaces... read more
June 23rd, 2014:
When I was young, all of the adults I looked up to made great efforts to make sure that I learned to share and play nice with others. They taught me compromise and negotiation, and most of the time... read more
July 22nd, 2014:
Click Here for PDF of Slides Communicating visually is an important skill for all members of a design firm and should not be solely the responsibility of the designers.  Being able to quickly... read more
August 4th, 2014:
Every few years there seems to be a new TV special explaining the “secrets” of how ancient civilizations accomplished their technical and engineering feats. There are claims that Martians built the... read more
August 26th, 2014:
“Humans Need Not Apply”, the latest viral video by CGP Grey, is an interesting yet unsettling 15-minute documentary about how technology and process automation is making many everyday human jobs... read more
September 23rd, 2014:
One of the advantages of Goddard Inc. is the close relationship of the Industrial Design and Engineering departments. This communication enables us to provide our clients and manufacturing vendors... read more
September 30th, 2014:
The development of numerical methods like FEM to study large complex physical models was a huge step forward in the ability to predict and tailor designs per the environment. Large scale application... read more
October 7th, 2014:
The majority of people try very hard to avoid failure in their everyday lives. From children in school terrified of that spelling test every Thursday, to corporate executives pushed up against a... read more

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