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Engineering Stamina

7 Oct

In this article, I’d like to explain what stamina means in the #engineering world. At a good engineering firm, you’ll need lots of it to build better products, to solve amazing problems, to match pace with your colleagues, to survive…   Let me share a personal experience in this matter. This incident happened during the […]

How Tamasha may help you free your mind

24 Sep

Came across the trailer for Tamasha yesterday. Like most Imtiaz Ali movies the characters/actors portray roles that connect with the youth. Looking at the college grads these days and importantly, looking back, the typical Indian engineering experience has structure as a strong characteristic. While I appreciate the breadth of the subjects learned, one key ingredient […]

Tell me something about yourself…

8 Sep

A friend of mine shared an #interview he was conducting. At any interview, after the initial pleasantries are exchanged, the interview candidate is asked the question “Can you #tell me something about yourself?” My friend asked a similar question to the interviewee.   The interviewee mentioned “I am an engineering graduate from University X. I […]

Interview Etiquette: Remembering to Say Thank You – IEEE – The Institute

21 Feb

Sending a thank-you note after an interview is something many of today’s job applicants do not do. A simple letter can differentiate you from the competition and enhance your reputation in the eyes of a future boss. Whether by e-mail or snail mail, here are a few things to remember when writing one: via Interview […]

How to Cut the ‘Ums,’ Uhs,’ and ‘Literallys’ When Speaking | Entrepreneur.com

16 Aug

This is a superb read for anyone who wants to improve their #public speaking at work. Every notice some people saying “So” or “like” every sentence? These filler words can creep into your daily vocabulary and form an ugly habit that hurts the most when talking to someone really important.   What’s your filler word? You probably have […]

How to improve your presentation skills

24 Jul

One thing that will separate you out at conferences and job interviews is your presentation skills. It is an absolute must to communicate better. No matter how talented you may be, a better communicator will be able to create more chances for better opportunities. Look at people who are well-set as executives. They all can […]

Charlie Day: You Shouldn’t Just ‘Do What Makes You Happy’ | Entrepreneur.com

9 Jun

When you think “bearer of wisdom,” Charlie Day probably isn’t the first name that comes to mind. The 38-year-old creator and star of the popular TV series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a professional goof, best known for stuff like this. While acknowledging that he’s no Steve Jobs – “I don’t know how my computer works; I […]

Interview Etiquette: Remembering to Say Thank You

9 Jun

Sending a thank-you note after an interview is something many of today’s job applicants do not do. A simple letter can differentiate you from the competition and enhance your reputation in the eyes of a future boss. Whether by e-mail or snail mail, here are a few things to remember when writing one: via Pocket […]

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits «

21 May

A fascinating, fascinating story about how #nintendo grew to how we know it. It discusses how #donkey kong and #mario bros were developed and marketed. It’s a tad bit towards the business side of things but nevertheless, it’s an amazing read. The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits «.

Corephotonics’ dual-camera tech will change smartphone imaging – CNET

19 May

The Israeli startup’s camera technology will let smartphones do actual optical zoom without the need for moving parts. Article Link: www.cnet.com