May 29th, 2014:  The game of golf.  Many of us have developed a love-hate relationship with this past time with a much larger emphasis on the latter of the two feelings. For myself, all it takes...read more
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
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
May 2nd, 2014:People are once again building and inventing things for themselves. After two generations of Americans that had no idea how to change the oil in their cars, much less how their toaster worked, people...read more
April 21st, 2014:  How seemingly simple engineering advances will impact racing and production automobiles for many years to come. Mercedes formula one team this year made a small but significant change to...read more
April 14th, 2014:Like most offices, at Goddard, life between 8:00 and 8:30 AM revolves around the coffee maker. The carafe for our particular coffee maker is the type in which the lid must be partially unscrewed to...read more
March 31st, 2014:Hollywood script writers have been commissioned for psychological studies of terrorists, they have come up with forward-thinking and (way) outsite-the-box solutions to many social and technological...read more
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
March 21st, 2014:It's that time of the year! Finally the snow is melting, the sun is shining and opportunities are blossoming. With so much energy and vivacity brewing it's no surprise that BIOMEDevice is in Boston...read more
March 17th, 2014:In the business we are in we make quite a lot of prototypes and do quite a bit of testing.  This work requires lots of tools, materials and space.  Although a nice prototype is very...read more
March 10th, 2014:While working through the product design process, at some point it becomes necessary to begin prototyping concepts.  Nothing helps bring an idea from concept to creation faster than the...read more
Posted in: 3D Printing
May 28th, 2013:As someone who grew up in Tennessee and now lives in Boston, I feel a fond affection for smoked meats. I had the fortune of being married into a family that owns Rowland Farm that just happens to...read more
Posted in: DIY, Food, Hobbies, Summer Fun
May 15th, 2013:Mash potatoes, gravy, corn, some meat, salad, a little extra here a little extra there. Piling higher and higher, spilling over the edges, our metaphorical plate of responsibilities are usually more...read more
Posted in: Food, Summer Fun
May 8th, 2013:This past Saturday was the Fourth of May, or better yet May the Fourth. Many of you know what I am talking about but if you don’t, try to complete the following sentence, “May the fourth (...read more
April 30th, 2013:I know the GTI blog has talked about 3D printing to death, but I couldn’t help myself after finding out that San Diego based Organovo successfully produced 3D samples of human liver cells using a bio...read more
April 18th, 2013: It's a look and a culture. The small space a person carves out around them to fill with furniture, machines and clothing from an era they do not belong to.  "Well things were just made better...read more

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