HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
REGISTER   |   LOGIN   |   HELP
Blogs
Guest Blogs

Petroski on Engineering: Envelopes of Experience

NO RATINGS
Page 1 / 2 Next >
View Comments: Oldest First|Newest First|Threaded View
<<  <  Page 3/3
GlennA
User Rank
Gold
Re: I tried and i could not
GlennA   3/26/2012 8:48:40 AM
NO RATINGS
ervin0072002:  You seem very defensive.

Yes, I have had several hotshot young bosses - what upsets them most is when I show them up.  It is okay to disagree with your boss, UNLESS it turns out your boss is wrong, and you are right.  I have fixed machines that engineers and technicians with several years more education, several years more experience, and several years more seniority couldn't fix.  But now I am being immodest.

Sure, the world could survive without my skills.  Are you suggesting that the world could not survive without you ?  One day, many years from now, you will look back on this and wonder why it seemed so important at the time.

I have found that getting angry and tense doesn't help, so now I just try to find the humor in watching young hotshots flail and founder.  And if they do eventually ask for my help, I do try to help them.

<<  <  Page 3/3
Partner Zone
More Blogs from Guest Blogs
Practicing engineers have not heeded Yoda's words.
Connected sensor-enabled applications will improve the consumer experience -- and generate new revenue streams.
As an industry, we now need to up our game and provide contractors with easier ways to properly identify and report counterfeit products and build collaboration between manufacturers, design engineers, industry organizations, and government.
Itís your job to find the right people, ask the right questions, to dig deeper, and properly prepare your users so they can provide you the most useful and productive answers possible.
The shift to aluminum is gaining momentum and the demand from automakers for aluminum is soaring, "expecting to reach one billion pounds this year, up from 200 million in 2012, and to grow by more than 30% annually through 2020."
Design News Webinar Series
3/27/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York / 7:00 p.m. London
2/27/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York / 7:00 p.m. London
12/18/2013 Available On Demand
11/20/2013 Available On Demand
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Apr 21 - 25, Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: April 29 - Day 1
Sponsored by maxon precision motors
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service