Innovation in Engineering

I can spot them, the engineering companies that trade in formulaic solutions, even when the problem is begging for innovation. Perhaps it is the opportunity to reuse existing infrastructure, or try out a novel technique – all too often these firms will step back from the challenge and choose the “safe” option. If you are …

Your Plan

Did you make a new years resolution? What timeframe did you choose for this conscious act of change? For most people, a new years resolution only lasts a couple of weeks or months because there is no plan to support the change. People who resolve to quit smoking forget that the act of buying cigarettes …

The Oil Experiment

Image by wvs via Flickr Note this is not just another post about the inauguration speech – it’s about oil. The Obama inauguration speech gave hope to millions of Americans who are concerned about the sustainability of the culture we live in – but the question that remains unanswered is whether the economic and social …