Just recently I discovered the amazing 99% Invisible podcast, and today I’m going to share it with you, because it’s going to make you a better engineer. No honestly. Give it 15 minutes of your day and…Read More
#EngineeringIsArt; an excuse to get up every morning and attempt to find a picture that does the built environment, and those who build it, some justice. Having made a return after my hiatus, the #EngineeringIsArt series is an…Read More
Have you heard of Conway’s Law? It’s an observation put forward by computer scientist Melvin Conway in 1967 about the relationships between designs and the systems they’re created in- specifically…Read More
My last post begged the question; why do UK engineers have to get a Masters in Engineering (the MEng) before they’re allowed to become chartered? And it’s turned out to be a surprisingly hard question to answer- especially…Read More
A civil engineer has been making the news recently. In fact, with 22k shares, and 35k reactions on Facebook it’s quite possible this guy might be the most famous civil engineer of our time! Alas, he’s not talking about our…Read More
Those of you within the UK should be painfully aware that we’ll be voting to decide whether or not we want to leave Europe (politically; geographically would be much more impressive and probably…Read More
I was at a cross discipline quiz night a last week. At the very start the host attempted to unify the crowd by talking through his career and explaining how he’d worked in each of the diverse fields represented. When he got to construction he…Read More
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