Senior Technical Editor covering test and measurement for EDN and EE Times, October 2013 to present. Senior technical editor, Test & Measurement World from 1992 to 2012. EDN Design Ideas editor, 2008 to 2011 (I paid my dues). Editor of The Connecting Edge from 29 Oct 2012 to 13 Sept 2013 (I paid my dues). On September 27 2013, I became editor of EDN Test & Measurement DesignCenter and EE Times Test & Measurement DesignLine. Wrote six songs about life as an engineer: * The Measurement Blues * The Lab in the Corner * Check designs for EMI Early * Electrical Heroes * Below a GigaHertz * Red Eye Jedi Follow the EDN T&M Design Center on twitter @TMW_Community and follow me at @measurementblue. We're also on LinkedIn with the Test & Measurement World group.
According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
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Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
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