February 20th, 2013:
It’s vacation week on the Vineyard and the alarm clock rings at 3 o’clock in the morning.  I respond with a tap on the snooze and the pillow over my head.  I’m trying to recall my genius... read more "Photography – My creative outlet beyond work."
 
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March 24th, 2014:
Oculus Rift has made a lot of noise since unveiling its newest prototype dubbed “Crystal Cove” earlier this year at CES. It sports a 1080p OLED display, positional head tracking, and features an... read more "Oculus Rift: Round 2 ... and a Challenger on the Horizon"
 
May 13th, 2014:
In an ideal world, students around the nation would enter each next grade at the same level as their peers, with access to the same classes, teachers, resources, etc. such that upon graduating high... read more "One Way to Impact the Community"
 
May 20th, 2014:
To me, one of the coolest things about the ‘maker-movement’ is not the cool stuff people build, but rather the innovative low cost tools they build to enable those projects. Hackerspaces, makerspaces... read more "Machines to an End"
 
June 2nd, 2014:
“What are you doing? Is this seriously necessary? This wouldn’t be so difficult if you just walked instead of run. You already look great there is no need to go crazy here.”  My conscious has a... read more "Life's Run"
 
July 14th, 2014:
The advent of cheap microcontrollers, single board computers and accompanying electronics have ushered a time where creating complex electromechanical systems have never been easier. A few of the... read more "DIY Electronics"
 
July 22nd, 2014:
Click Here for PDF of Slides Communicating visually is an important skill for all members of a design firm and should not be solely the responsibility of the designers.  Being able to quickly... read more "A Quick Refresher Course for Communicating Visually"
 
August 4th, 2014:
Every few years there seems to be a new TV special explaining the “secrets” of how ancient civilizations accomplished their technical and engineering feats. There are claims that Martians built the... read more "What Ancient Civilizations can Teach Us About Engineering"
 
August 11th, 2014:
8am to 5pm, work, work, work. Seems like we are chained to the desk day in and day out, slaves to our job responsibilities until the end of the day when the chain leash becomes a little longer and we... read more "Tips Towards Networking Effectiveness"
 
August 19th, 2014:
The 2014 football season is almost upon us and with that comes another year of fantasy goodness. Drafting has already begun for some leagues while others are still preparing. For those in the thick... read more "Guiding Principles for Your 2014 Fantasy Football Draft"
 
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September 4th, 2014:
I was a dirty child.  My favorite place to spend a Saturday afternoon was with my knees in the dirt of my mother’s garden.  Nothing was greater than making whatever you wanted from the... read more "Jars of Clay"
 
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September 10th, 2014:
With the Patriot’s season already done after losing to Miami, we might as well focus on some basketball. Most fans understand the basic concept of the screen on offense: the ball handler waits for a... read more "Setting the Perfect Screen"
 
September 16th, 2014:
The hot summer days are coming to an end, but the hiking season is just beginning to ramp up. With the warm colors of fall appearing on the trees and beautiful snowscapes not far away, now is a great... read more "Summer's End, Hiking's Beginning, Preparations for Your Adventures"
 
October 14th, 2014:
Having nightmares while you sleep or even when you day dream?  Fighting fears of people clawing at you for information?  Feeling like you fell in shark infested waters … at night … while... read more "Communication Salvation "
 
October 22nd, 2014:
As someone who exercises regularly, I often wonder how much energy could be created by all the workouts being done.  It reminds me about something I read long ago about splitting wood., the... read more "Generating Gym"
 
November 12th, 2014:
On a regular basis I meet with budding inventors, new product designers and average people who have great ideas they want to bring to market.  These are individuals looking for help to design... read more "Product Development: Getting Started"
 
December 3rd, 2014:
As outlined in my last article the initial steps are critical to the success of any new product.  Now that you have cleared all the initial hurdles of validating your idea, devising a... read more "Product Development: Building From the Ground Up"
 
January 19th, 2015:
Goddard Technologies is excited to announce our partnership in the Enrichment Program within Collins Middle School, in Salem, MA. Curious why a product development firm is partnering with the local... read more "Illuminating the Future - Enrichment Program with Collins Middle School"
 
February 3rd, 2015:
As promised we continue our glimpse into the world of Collins Middle School in the Enrichment Program with our very own Mechanical Engineer Ajay Patel. With the brief interview, with Principal Glenn... read more "Illuminating the Future Continued – Enrichment Program with Collins Middle School"
 
February 2nd, 2017:
If you're someone like me, you struggle between either having a very green or very brown thumb. This is no joke, my friends. I've managed to kill many a cactus. Yet, somehow, you can give me a peace... read more "How to Kill A Poinsettia in Under One Week"
 
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June 21st, 2017:
A few months ago, a co-worker shot me with a dart from across the room to get my attention. Jumping up out of my seat and removing my headphones, I realized that I could get a NERF® gun and I... read more "NERF Gun Upgrade: Semi-Automatic to Automatic Modification"
 
August 2nd, 2017:
Now that it’s August, we’ve officially entered the “Dog Days" of summer. For a person who despises heat, this means huddling up by the air conditioning unit in my apartment and watching a ton of... read more "Drawing Meaning from Baseball, Statistics, and the World"
 
September 27th, 2017:
Repair requires transformation, and this can take many forms. This little nugget has resurfaced in my mind recently and seems topical in juxtaposition to the many broken things around us today.... read more "On Kintsugi"
 
January 11th, 2018:
Let’s just take a minute to consider how difficult it can be to get a hit in baseball. As a hitter, you are inherently at a disadvantage to the pitcher and are considered successful if you’ve failed... read more "Inside the Mind of a Hitter"
 
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January 24th, 2018:
“How do you expect to pay attention if you’re just drawing in a book?” This is a question I’ve been asked on several occasions. I carry a pen and notebook with me at all times, in case inspiration... read more "The Influence of Drawing: Why We Should Draw More Often"
 
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March 29th, 2018:
I recently picked up an old hutch from Craigslist. The finish was worn and the top was splitting so it was a perfect candidate for a refresh and repurpose project. My... read more "DIY - Revamping an Old Hutch"
 
April 25th, 2018:
Ever since I was young, I constantly found myself building and tinkering. Whether building with Legos or Popsicle sticks, I was always striving to create. It’s no surprise I decided to pursue a... read more "3D Printing - A Tool for Inspiration and Creativity"