HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Page 1/7  >  >>
Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Charles Murray   8/5/2013 6:46:34 PM
NO RATINGS
It's a pretty good movie, Rob. Defintely worth watching.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Rob Spiegel   8/5/2013 7:34:16 AM
NO RATINGS
I missed the Prestige, Chuck. It was fairly recent (2006). As a Bowie and Tesla fan, I really have to go take a look at that one.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Charles Murray   7/31/2013 6:38:48 PM
NO RATINGS
Since you brought up Nikola Tesla, Rob, here's a movie that includes him as a character: It's called The Prestige, and David Bowie (yes, that David Bowie) plays Tesla.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0482571/

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Rob Spiegel   7/29/2013 8:13:36 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for the link, Chuck. I'll have to check out the movie. I didn't realize Tesla's leader looked so young. He picked a great name for his car company. There's a world of engineers out there who believe Tesla's ideas were more significant than Edison's.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Charles Murray   7/29/2013 7:47:29 PM
NO RATINGS
I think it came out about a year and a half ago, Rob. For what it's worth, my review:

http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366&doc_id=242498

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Rob Spiegel   7/29/2013 11:25:55 AM
NO RATINGS
I take it this is a documentary, Chuck. Is it recent?

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Charles Murray   7/26/2013 5:57:42 PM
NO RATINGS
Musk is the CEO of Tesla and the founder of SpaceX. Kind of a real-life Tony Stark.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Rob Spiegel   7/25/2013 9:00:29 PM
NO RATINGS
Wow, that one sure missed my radar. I don 't even know who Elon Musk is. It's time for a remake. Electric cars will certainly be looking for revenge when the subsidies go away.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Charles Murray   7/25/2013 8:50:16 PM
NO RATINGS
Here's another one, Rob -- Revenge of the Electric Car. It has its share of engineering and it has Elon Musk. The scenes with Musk are the movie's best.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Multiple Favorites
Rob Spiegel   7/25/2013 8:48:09 AM
NO RATINGS
Chuck, 

Astronaut Farmer is kind of a strange movie that doesn't quite work. But yes, it could been seen as an engineering movie.

Page 1/7  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Do you long for the days of retro video gaming? Here's how you can turn an old PC into an old-school arcade cabinet with only $100 and a bit of woodwork.
A Vienna, Austria-based startup called Heliofloat has designed a platform of solar panels that can be deployed in lakes or oceans to generate solar-based electricity.
Electrical engineers from the University of Washington and Delft University of Technology have developed a new type of sensor-based platform that harvests energy from radio waves for electricity.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
May 2 - 6, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Rapid Prototyping Embedded Systems using Micro Python
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


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.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service