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Engineers I’ve Known

Besides my father, I’ve had the pleasure of knowing several engineers. There were dad’s civil engineering colleagues at the Nebraska Department of Roads; the broadcast engineers at the radio stations where I’ve worked; two electronics engineers at Hewlett-Packard; and my … Continue reading

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Who Was Benjamin Banneker?

Benjamin Banneker was an anomaly of the place and times of his life.  He gained some measure of acclaim as an astronomer, author, inventor, mathematician, naturalist, surveyor, and farmer. Banneker was born on November 9, 1731 in Baltimore County, Maryland … Continue reading

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