A little over two weeks ago, I was at a press conference at my client's office. The Minister of Infrastructure announced that the opening of the new Champlain Bridge would be delayed, to the end of June at the latest. The general mood was disappointment — the bridge would be so close to finishing before the deadline.
But we had known for a while that the waterproofing membrane could not be installed in weather colder than 5℃.
so, my dad is a mechanical engineer and i've been thinking about doing some kind of formal conversation with him to see what software engineers and mechanical engineers have in common. best practices, approaches to technology, tackling new projects, that kind of thing. i'm gathering questions and pinging my networks for some ideas.
if you could sit down with an engineer, what would you ask?
We are getting closer to the robot apocalypse. :-) Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot can now jump over barriers and leap up stairs.
TIL my odd, random cpu throttling problem was due to the laptop's bottom case panel which was too tightly screwed, and was sometimes applying pressure on the cpu fan, thus immobilising it and triggering the throttling by being unable to cool down the cpu...
Hi All - I'm a PhD student in #engineering studying how water use/efficiency affects water quality using #bayesian models and #rstats. I love learning, and I feel like I'm getting to study how learning works.
I've been off social media for long enough that I feel pretty lost/don't have any manners yet, so... please give me tips!