As we found out from EE Times' recent Mind of the Engineer survey, more and more engineers are getting information from Twitter and social media, so I decided to put together a list containing some of the best people and companies in electronics to follow on Twitter.
I chose these influencers based on a combination of Klout, Peek Analytics, and good old-fashioned editorial judgment. So, if you are on Twitter, I recommend you follow the engineers in this list and if not, go to EE Times to see 10 good reasons to join Twitter today.
Appreciate this list, Nicholas. It's always good also for those of us writing for Design News to keep up with the latest information from the industry's top talents and visionaries. Going to Twitter now to start following...
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
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NASA engineer Brian Trease studied abroad in Japan as a high school student and used to fold fast-food wrappers into cranes using origami techniques he learned in library books. Inspired by this, he began to imagine that origami could be applied to building spacecraft components, particularly solar panels that could one day send solar power from space to be used on earth.
Biomedical engineering is one of the fastest growing engineering fields; from medical devices and pharmaceuticals to more cutting-edge areas like tissue, genetic, and neural engineering, US biomedical engineers (BMEs) boast salaries nearly double the annual mean wage and have faster than average job growth.
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