HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Mobile device within easy reach
Elizabeth M   4/3/2013 3:52:38 AM
NO RATINGS
That used to be my excuse for keeping the phone close at hand, Chuck, but I'm afraid my addiction to the Internet has now usurped it. It's a bad habit I think I need to break!

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Mobile device within easy reach
Charles Murray   4/2/2013 8:27:08 PM
NO RATINGS
Admittedly, I'm also one of the 68%. I keep it there for emergencies, but I suppose that anyone who wanted to reach me in an emergency could just as easily call my land line.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: VW Ad
Charles Murray   4/2/2013 8:24:51 PM
NO RATINGS
I remember that ad, 56ml. It was unbelievably popular during last year's Super Bowl.  

56ml
User Rank
Iron
VW Ad
56ml   4/2/2013 12:18:33 PM
NO RATINGS
Here is the ad that you had not seen (but everyone else at you table had.)  A kid in a Darth Vador suit tried his Jedi power all around his yard with no success.  When he got in front of his family VW, the car started.  He was startled and delighted with his new-found power.  It turned out his parents were watching from inside and his dad had a remote starter.

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Mobile device within easy reach
Elizabeth M   4/2/2013 6:38:07 AM
NO RATINGS
I admit I am one of thoese 68 percent that sleep within easy mobile-phone reach, and I even will grab my phone and check my Facebook or messages in the middle of the night if I wake up. I'm not sure what this means, either, except that we have all become obsessed with our mobile applications and easy access to technology. I suppose that would make sense to auto designers as they build more intelligence into vehicles. But I don't think anyone should ever surf the web and drive a car at the same time!



Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The actor captured imaginations and inspired scientists and engineers all over the world in his role as Star Trek's Mr. Spock.
You know you're an engineer if you chuckle whenever anyone says "centrifugal force," or you find yourself at the airport studying the baggage handling equipment.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
2/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/10/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Mar 9 - 13, Implementing Motor Control Designs with MCUs and FPGAs: An Introduction and Update
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  67


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

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service