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Friday Funny: What If Engineers Were Idolized Like Celebrities?Friday Funny: What If Engineers Were Idolized Like Celebrities?

Here’s a look into a world where engineers garner the same media attention as celebrity entertainers.

Rob Spiegel

September 4, 2020

We’re bringing you the red-carpet paparazzi version of engineering. This is a nicely produced fantasy world that values engineers to the degree that media values teenage social media stars.


Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.

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