Category Archives: Critical Thinking

A must read for the Engineer? I think so… “Unsafe by Design”

           Are you interested in Engineering?  Do you judge a book by its cover? Most who frequent this blog have seen some real failures in engineering, at times we simply can’t grasp how it was allowed to … Continue reading

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Witch Doctors

Yes, you can keep your Witch Doctor, but the fees he charges are near incomprehensible.   For all of human history Witch Doctors scheme and draft stories of our demise.. and reasons you need pay them for protection or a cure. But … Continue reading

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When Do You Know The Argument Is Over?

When do you know the Argument is over? When was it you learned of your bias? The concept that we all see the world through our filters and convictions? Are you an expert on warfare, but never been to a … Continue reading

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Is it worth a Muse? Tim Cook

It’s worth a muse: Tim Cook, CEO of Apple is really into the ‘sustainable’ vision? Apple hired the Activist Lisa Jackson, and they’ll run it all on Solar and Wind? They’ll get those emissions down to a minimum, and paint … Continue reading

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November 13 2014, Email of the Day.

Here’s the email of the day, full of learning? From: Matt W Subject: Screwy ST Head Modification Hello George, really enjoy your site. Came across a video of an Indonesian that modified an ST head in such a way to … Continue reading

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My latest field trip, remote places in Alaska.

17 years of intensive study of Alternative Power Production has made me a skeptic in so many ways. It’s not that there isn’t good equipment and decent investments, it’s that there are so many people who would sell you the wrong thing … Continue reading

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Jerry Bartlett (Crazy Jerry) top honors in Mileage contest.

If you are a friend of Utterpower, you’ve heard the name Jerry Bartlett more than once. Jerry recently shared with me that he was making good progress in getting a car ready for a high mileage contest and the results … Continue reading

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Email of the Month?

I don’t think it can get any better than this, you can read this from bottom up to get the conversations from first to last email.. ———————————————————– There have been numerous qualified electrical engineers who have vetted this unit. If … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment At Work?

A Darwin Award in the making?   We know how the human brain works, people develop a belief and then do everything possible to dismiss evidence as to why they could be wrong,  and inventory every bit of evidence as to why they … Continue reading

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Forrest Mims, one of my favorite writers.

Here’s a link, lots of fun listening to Forrest talk about the early days. As I once wrote, Forrest is the best technical writer I know, reading his books is like pouring knowledge directly into your brain. He’s changed more lives than … Continue reading

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