Welcome to the People's Republic of JPMorgan

"JPMorgan" is a registered trademark of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sorry for starting with a legal disclaimer, but you'll see why in a minute. You may recall that 18 months ago Greg Papadopoulos and I published a book called Citizen Engineer, where we tried to help engineers understand key topics…

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Oil and Gas Engineers, Please Step Up

We are witnessing a tragedy unfold, and a prime example of what happens when engineers don't deliver on their basic responsibilities to society. Maybe the engineers who designed the BP oil platform in the gulf just plain made a mistake in their design, or maybe they knew the design wasn't…

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Citizen Engineer: The Book is Out!

This week our book, Citizen Engineer, made it out the online bookstores and is supposed to hit the bricks-and-mortar stores next week. The book was written by myself and Sun's CTO Greg Papadopoulos, with tons of help from John Boutelle. Of course its also important to recognize our publisher, Greg…

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