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The WOW Factor is Not Lost on the Uninitiated!! (aka Here’s a Cute Kid Video)

By |March 14th, 2013|

When I think about or take time to thoughtfully gaze upon the work of engineers --- iconic bridges, clean water making its way to my glass, or the infrastructure that makes commerce possible -- I start to feel just like Madeline.

In Bocca Al Lupo!

By |June 14th, 2012|

What Not To Do Or Say When Communicating With Individuals From Other Nations. This is a short, first-hand collection of experiences which have precipitated a few foot-from-mouth extractions, not to mention plenty of chortles, winces, and gulps.

Drew Carey 16 Miles, 1.5 hours and PPP

By |January 10th, 2012|

When it comes public opinion regarding toll roads -- private or public -- cynical rejection often precedes thoughtful consideration of the facts. What is your opinion of this video, produced by reason.tv and hosted by Drew Carey? Do you think it is successful in presenting its pro-privatization, pro-toll point of view?

My 2c On Fast Trains: A One-Act Play

By |April 21st, 2011|

Our protagonist enters a scene where she must explain why high speed rail makes sense economically, without stepping on political land mines.

Because it’s entertaining….

By |September 28th, 2010|

An Engineer’s Guide to Cats.

The producers of this video, engineers themselves, analyze cat ownership and care with hilarious results.

Disney’s 1958 Vision of the Future of U.S. Highways

By |December 9th, 2009|

With a tone that is positively gooey with industrial-era optimism, this Disney-produced video clip explores the endless possibilities for personal mobility via future "roads."