Technical Programs – Webinar Discussion

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We just had a great webinar on Technical Programs: Here to Stay or too Expensive to Maintain. For those who attended – thank you for helping make this a success. For those who missed it, you can listen to a recording at matecnetworks.org – in the keyword field, type webinar. I wanted post some questions […]

Technical Programs: Here to Stay or Too Expensive to Maintain

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This Friday, November 30, 10 AM MST, will be NetWorks Webinar: Technical Programs: Here to Stay or Too Expensive to Maintain? Electronics, engineering, automated manufacturing, semiconductors, communication, optical, just about any technical program is suffering

Electronics, Engineering Transforming Girls

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Being the father of a bunch of girls I sometimes wonder how I can meet their inquisitive needs. My kids love tinkering around with electronic kits and other science projects. Where can I go though to help keep their interests? Websites for Girls and Young Women is as its name says; especially with the motto: […]

Where to Fix Broken Electronics

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Growing up, when something broke, you took it to the repair shop. Now days, if you can find a repair shop, the price to fix something is ten dollars less than it is to buy it new. So you throw it away into a landfill and buy the new product. Lucky, there are web sites […]

Solar Panels from Silicon Waste

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IBM has developed a process for turning bad wafer chips into non-patterned silicon that can be used in solar panels. Defective chips can be stripped and sold instead of tossed away. Defective wafers lose money for a company and create pollution in the landfills, can help recoup some of its cost. This is great news; […]

Dream Building or Construction Nightmare?

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In a previous post on Non-Designated Space, Phil Long at M.I.T. discussed the new learning spaces that needed to be created. M.I.T. did with the Stata Center designed by famed architect Frank Gehry. While it looks, in Gehry’s words, “looks like a party of drunken robots got together to celebrate.” It does what it is […]

Technical Programs Too Expensive?

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The NetWorks Webinaron Technical Programs: Here to Stay or Too Expensive to Maintain? was originally scheduled for Friday, November 9, has been rescheduled to Friday, Nov 30 at 12 PM EST. Michael Lesiecki will lead a panel of College Presidents and Deans to discuss this very important topic. From the Webinar description: The highest levels […]

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