How to put a price on the limits of knowledge
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The first thing I wanted to do with my Saab 96 was to establish a baseline weight. The cheapest scales used for racing are over $700, so that wasn’t an…
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This past Friday was my last day working in Mojave. When I’m leaving a place, I usually like to visit my favorite restaurants one last time. Mojave…
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I’ve decided to learn to draw as a part of my engineering education. I’ve got three main reasons. First, I think art helps with observation. In order to…
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Ever since I helped design and build a Formula SAE car in college, I’ve never really had a firm grasp on stiffness. The conventional wisdom for cars is…
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“Maxim of the pig: ‘Use everything and make sausage of the rest.’ ” — F.E. Kleinschmidt “Maxim of the sausage: ‘Use everything and make hide glue of the…
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In my stint in aerospace, the way manufacturing issues were dealt with usually annoyed me. If the issue was major enough, a committee would scrutinize…
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Rethinking My Goals
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The Origin of Ideas
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I haven’t written for a while. My excuse is that I’ve been working on getting patent protection for an idea I’ve been working on -- I wanted to play it…
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Bending Metal
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A Big Step Forward
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