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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

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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

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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

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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

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Electron uncertainty

Most of us are uncomfortable with uncertainty.  Michael Faraday’s ability to ‘accept the given – certainties and uncertainties’ was exceptional and perhaps is one reason he was able to make such outstanding contributions to science and engineering.  340 more words

Engineering

Steadiness and placidity

Writing a weekly blog must be a little like being a newspaper columnist except that I am not part of team of writers and so there is no one to stand in for me when I go away.  154 more words

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History of the Capacitor – The Pioneering Years

The history of capacitors starts in the pioneering days of electricity. I liken it to the pioneering days of aviation when you made your own planes out of wood and canvas and struggled to leap into the air, not understanding enough about aerodynamics to know how to stay there. 1,276 more words

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