Daily Archives: Sunday, May 25, 2014

A Better Mousetrap – New Product Development Gone Wild

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I love to listen to the stories on “This American Life” recorded by Ira Glass and colleagues at WBEZ, the NPR affiliate in Chicago. So many funny, and sad, anecdotes from real life. This is a great account (verbal only) of people trying to build a “better mousetrap.” http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/311/a-better-mousetrap

Getting Green Done by way of an Electrical Engineering Technology A.S. Degree!

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Confidently march across that bridge spanning the demand for green jobs and the supply of qualified people ready to fill them by earning an A.S. in EET…your green job credential! This blog post explains the value of an EET degree in the context of obtaining a green job. I found this blog at the Ecotech […]

Is the Consumer Changing?

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A TED Talk by John Gerzema. Although dated (from the depths of the financial crisis in 2009), this is a thoughtful look at consumer behavior and how it canĀ adapt to market changes.

Renewable Energy Snapshot of 2050

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Author: Deb Hall Discipline: Electrical Engineering Technology Text: This infographic highlights the inevitable increase of renewable energy implementation by 2050. I also like it because of its simplicity and connection to something that my students might be doing everyday like make a “cuppa” tea! I also have a theory rolling around in the back of […]