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Michael Faraday's Birthday

“It is right that we should stand by and act on our principles; but not right to hold them in obstinate blindness, or retain them when proved to be erroneous.” Michael Faraday was born on this day in 1791. 81 more words


The Solar Storm

 The Solar Storm

Ceres paused Arthur’s Fountains of Paradise that was slowly scrolling down the screen. She wanted to watch the predicted display as she passed through the Van Allen radiation belts. 908 more words


Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning

“Louisiana in September was like an obscene phone call from nature. The air–moist, sultry, secretive, and far from fresh–felt as if it were being exhaled into one’s face. 279 more words

Ideas from a balanced mind

I have written about the virtues of mind-wandering on a number of occasions.  A recent article in the Harvard Gazette has stressed the importance of distinguishing between intentional and unintentional mind-wandering.  233 more words

Engineering Soapbox

This could be Faraday Future's answer to the Tesla Model X

Faraday Future is driving a camouflaged version of a real upcoming production EV in LA, according to Electrek. The site reports that a candid shot of a covered-up SUV is actually a test vehicle from the Californian would-be Tesla competitor backed by Chinese consumer gadget company LeEco. 172 more words


Pure geekery

I had an e-mail recently from my alma mater and it mentioned Bill Hammack, who makes videos uing the handle EngineerGuy. (Check his site… 189 more words


LeEco to Build $3 Billion Auto Theme Park in China

Auto theme park includes a plant with production capacity of 400,000 electric vehicles annually

SHANGHAI—LeEco plans to invest 12 billion yuan ($1.8 billion) to build a plant in China to produce smart, internet-connected electric cars. 138 more words

Autonomous Vehicle