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
A Silicon Valley company has made the biggest splash yet in the high-performance end of the electric car market, announcing an EV that zips from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and costs $529,000.
The biggest robot swarm to date is made of 1,000 Kilobots, which can follow simple rules to autonomously assemble into predetermined shapes. Hardware and software are open-source.
The Smart Emergency Response System capitalizes on the latest advancements in cyber-physical systems to connect autonomous aircraft and ground vehicles, rescue dogs, robots, and a high-performance computing mission control center into a realistic vision.
Tolomatic ERD actuator provides high-tolerance, high-force capabilities at a low cost to innovative medical therapy machine.
The diesel engine, long popular on European roads, is now piquing the interest of American automakers.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
7/23/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
7/17/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
5/13/2014 10:00 a.m. California / 1:00 p.m. New York / 6:00 p.m. London
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Sep 8 - 12, Get Ready for the New Internet: IPv6
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


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: September 30 - October 2
Sponsored by Altera
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service