After a recent story about America's engineering crisis, we were deluged by mail from readers expressing unhappiness with the way the corporate world treats engineers. Read some of the most recent letters below. If you're interested, we also invite you to weigh in with your opinions. To view the original story, "America's High-Tech Quandary," click on the link below. /article/CA6286283.html –Chuck Murray
There's good news and bad news regarding the sub-systems of today's late-model vehicles. The good news is that new engines and transmissions are more trouble-free than in the past. The bad news is that the infotainment and DVD players are still prone to be "buggy."
For decades, the corporate path to the chief executive's office has often passed through engineering. Automotive, computer, electronics, and oil companies have frequently drawn their leaders from the engineering ranks.
The Texas Motor Speedway has flipped the switch on a high-definition video board that uses 14 million LEDs, weighs more than 200,000 pounds, and is 80% larger than the Dallas Cowboys' world-renowned scoreboard.
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