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Apollo 50th
"From October 2018 through December 2022, NASA will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Program that landed a dozen Americans on the moon between July 1969 and December 1972."
moon  science  history  engineering  apollo  video  audio  photos 
4 hours ago by garrettc
Hack the Moon
"Tells the remarkable story of the engineers behind the revolutionary technologies developed for the Apollo missions. Explore newly released photos, videos and stories about the unsung heroes behind the moon landing."
history  inspiration  moon  science  engineering  apollo 
4 hours ago by garrettc
507 Mechanical Movements
Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements, now Animated for the Internet.
mechanics  engineering  mechanical  mechanism  howto  animation 
13 days ago by garrettc
Soviet Control Rooms
A collection of Soviet control rooms. Power stations, control towers etc.
history  design  engineering  userinterface  russia  inspiration 
february 2019 by garrettc
Engineering Management: The Pendulum Or The Ladder
Last night I was out with a dear friend who has been an engineering manager for a year now, and by two drinks in I was rattling off a long list things I always say to newer engineering managers. Then I remembered: I should write a post! It's one of my goals this year to write…
management  career  manager  business  engineering 
january 2019 by garrettc
Engineering management - CircleCI's engineering competency matrix | CircleCI
Note from the author: this post was written in collaboration with Justin Cowperthwaite, engineering manager, with additional input from Jeff Palmer, VP Engineering.
IFTTT  Pocket  career  work  engineering  leadership  programming 
december 2018 by garrettc
Scaling Engineering Teams via Writing Things Down and Sharing - aka RFCs
Using an RFC-like model to avoid the lack of visibility on others building or having built the same things as other teams, and the tech and architecture debt accumulated due to different teams building things very differently.
agile  culture  engineering  management  programming  business 
december 2018 by garrettc
Kala Sundial
The most charming timepiece of its kind. Pocket Sundial is crafted with traditional materials, based on ancient knowledge, a reliable companion on your travels.
design  engineering  time  sundial  tobuy 
november 2018 by garrettc
Howtoons.com
"Get creativity and learning, conveniently delivered right to your front door. Sign up and receive a brand new imaginative project kit every month."
education  learning  cartoon  comic  science  engineering  art  technology 
june 2017 by garrettc
Stealth Infrastructure
"The Critical Engineer considers any technology depended upon to be both a challenge and a threat. The greater the dependence on a technology the greater the need to study and expose its inner workings, regardless of ownership or legal provision."
mobile  infrastructure  engineering  camouflage 
november 2016 by garrettc
ALIENS 30th Anniversary! Revisit ALIENS Behind the Scenes at Stan Winston Studio
Celebrate ALIENS 30th Anniversary by revisiting ALIENS behind the scenes at Stan Winston Studio.
cinema  engineering  science  films  horror  space  specialeffects  stanwinston  sciencefiction 
august 2016 by garrettc
Move Fast and Fix Things
"Anyone who has worked on a large enough codebase knows that technical debt is an inescapable reality: The more rapidly an application grows in size and complexity, the more technical debt is accrued. With GitHub’s growth over the last 7 years, we have found plenty of nooks and crannies in our codebase that are inevitably below our very best engineering standards. But we’ve also found effective and efficient ways of paying down that technical debt, even in the most active parts of our systems."
development  engineering  git  github  devops  programming  sysadmin 
january 2016 by garrettc
507 Mechanical Movements
This is an online edition of the classic technical reference Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements by Henry T. Brown.

This site contains the original illustrations and text from the 21st edition of the book, published in 1908. It also includes animated versions of the illustrations, and occasional notes by the webmaster.
mechanics  animation  physics  design  engineering  gears 
august 2013 by garrettc

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