Engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have developed technology that allows remote flight support personnel and management to monitor Mission Control Center (MCC) audio streams from the comfort and convenience of their offices. The technology has provided significant benefits to … Continue reading

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Recently I had a chance to talk with independent consultant Phil Simon for his “Technology Today” podcast. Prompted by a story that ran on National Public Radio, this podcast gave us time to dig a little deeper into some of … Continue reading

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Laura Schoppe and I have posted several blog entries recently on the virtues of a virtual organization model, including posts on our recent NPR interview, Flex Options in the Workplace, and the benefits of a virtual team. Laura also wrote … Continue reading

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The dishes you’re used to seeing on houses—you know, the ones that make it look like the homeowner is operating a space observatory—may be on the way out. Researchers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio have developed a … Continue reading

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A couple of weeks ago, Jack and I had the pleasure of being interviewed by National Public Radio’s Adam Hochberg about running a virtual company. The story ran today, and you can read an overview or listen to it here. … Continue reading

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National Public Radio Story For Telecommuters, It’s Not about Going to Work There’s no longer anything novel about the way Laura Schoppe does her job. Each workday, she goes upstairs to her office above the garage of her rural North … Continue reading

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In a recent Department of Labor Women’s Bureau teleconference, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist with Danette Campbell from the U.S. Patent Trademark Office and Shirley Crews Taylor from the Flexible Workplace Initiative (Flexworks) in Houston. We … Continue reading

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To tolerate faults such as a single event upsets (SEUs) or single event transients (SETs), typical field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) provide either fixed redundant circuitry or no redundancy at all, forcing users to program any required redundancy in firmware … Continue reading

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Updated Oct. 12, 2010 An effective, iterative IP marketing process should include a well-conceived plan that focuses on delivering an acceptable return on your resource investments. Once your plan is in place, the fun begins with Executing the Marketing Plan. … Continue reading

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Self-Advancing, Step-Tap Drill Bit Used for Space Shuttle Repair Is Ideal for Industrial and Aerospace Use Engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have developed the cutting edge of cutting an edge—a patented, self-advancing, step-tap drill bit. Originally developed for Space … Continue reading

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