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Slideshow: Pickups Roll at Chicago Auto Show

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mrdon
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mrdon   3/11/2014 9:35:20 AM
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Charles,

Thanks! I'm a big advocate when it comes to students of all ages being engaged in learning through creative hands-on activities. The Maker movement is a good example of folks building cool devices to solve tough problems. Here's my contribution to the Maker Movement.

 

http://www.amazon.com/Make-Projects-Experiments-Microcontrollers-Electronics/dp/1449360661/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394544855&sr=1-1&keywords=don+wilcher

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Charles Murray   3/10/2014 6:49:04 PM
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Well said, mrdon. At the risk of sounding coarse, I wish more engineering programs stressed more hands-on time, and less time with esoteric math.

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far911   3/10/2014 1:36:17 PM
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Charles, i suggest dont miss it next time, coz u never know after trying that out u be actually running it on streets.

mrdon
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mrdon   2/28/2014 12:46:46 PM
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a.saji

I tell my students, everytime they touch a piece of test equipment, wire a circuit, or write code, they have obtained skills and the experience immediately. The best way to obtain this experience is through hands-on engagement with the device or object of interest.

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a2   2/28/2014 6:18:29 AM
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@Pubudu: Learning from practical sessions is where you dig deep into some issue and do it on a routine basis. That I feel is the best way to learn things. That will make the user confident too. Remember that the mind plays a major role in anything.                 

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Re: Re : Slideshow: Pickups Roll at Chicago Auto Show
a2   2/28/2014 6:13:06 AM
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@a.saji: Well good point but still a vehicle should have a good fuel consumption. You cannot segment it based on country levels.  

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a.saji   2/28/2014 1:16:42 AM
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@Pubudu: True as long as you have to pay a reasonable price for fuel. Consumption will not matter to much where the cost is low. 

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a.saji   2/28/2014 1:15:54 AM
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@Far: How much does it cost ? Is it the latest feature of it ? 

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Charles Murray   2/27/2014 7:54:33 PM
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I'm embarrassed to admit that I didn't try it, far911. The line was too long. A weak excuse, I know.

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Re: Re : Slideshow: Pickups Roll at Chicago Auto Show
Pubudu   2/27/2014 12:23:43 PM
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True far911, it won't be a much problem of fuel consumption for a person who can afford a truck. And also he will not like to have a poor performance couse to increase fuel efficiency.

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