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What if we could 3D print structures with a material ten times stronger than steel with only 5% of the density? Markus Buehler, the head of MIT’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the research team of Zhao Qin, Gang Seob Jung, and Min Jeong Kang claim it can be done. Zhao Qin says he wants a space elevator built from their new material. Hear…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags graphene, WATT, space

I heard something on election night from a liberal political hack on a major news network about our recent historic US election. He mumbled,

“Where did these voters come from?”

A note to the deep blue fringe – progressives and humanists alike - 
We’ve been here all the time. We aren’t going to Canada.
Call this election diversity training.
We all hope…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT

Here's a thought problem challenge for you folks in Civil 3D Land.

If you read this blog now and then, you know by now I am a great fan of the mathematician, sceptic philosopher, and author Nicolas Hassim Taleb.
I enjoy being truely challenged to have the sceptic's perspective. I love mathematics, engineering, and science and have spent my career doing those practical things.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT

Is this a blow for CAD Training? Educational Services Inc announced today, Sept 6, 2016, it will close all its ITT Tech campuses nationwide. ITT Tech have been accused and therefore by default have been found guilty of “predatory loan practices” in the great state of California. This action has now been backed by the full authority of the US Department of Education. You can no longer…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update hit the streets this month. Microsoft isn’t calling these Service Packs any more for good reason. The Anniversary Update thankfully does more than that.
Oh, yes. A Windows OS update can be scary sometimes.
Will my working world change forever? Will I lose days of work? The list is endless. Most of the fear and consequences are often…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags windows 10, Upgrade, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2015, WATT