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To see ourselves as others see us

22 Apr 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Society holds up a mirror to engineering, showing the profession how it is regarded. Here, Stuart takes a look at some recent examples of real and fictional engineers and STEM workers on screen and stage, and observes a worrying liking for booze, questionable ethics and some appealing housing.

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14 Apr 2015

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Engineering for inspiration

13 Apr 2015 | By Jason Ford

A new TV show is looking for young engineers who are working on projects that capture the imagination


Could smart software kill the designer?

10 Apr 2015 | By Jon Excell

Next generation artificially intelligent engineering software will take many decisions out of the designer’s hands. Should engineers be worried?

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The Solar Impulse aircraft is about to begin its Pacific crossing. Does this project represent any useful technological advances?