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In case people haven’t figured out, our ‘guest writers’ have been sticking around for a while now. That’s because GEARS and Miss Outlier are both full time authors now! And we’re so glad to have them! They’re our second and third add-on writers, after our first ‘new guy’┬áPaul Clarke (who’s been doing great ever since he joined full time as well!) Watching our stats from the tool we have available, many of you really enjoy their writing, as do we. They, along with one of our founders FrauTech, have been helping balance out the “sparkies” (EE) with their “sprocket” (ME) opinions. And it’s been great! We’re also hoping to add more voices to the fray. Do you enjoy writing, especially about engineering-type topics? Please let us know on the “Write For Us” page by submitting the form. Usually we ask that you’ve been writing for at least a month on…

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There is a fair bit of communication talk going around this month. For instance, last week on EngineerBlogs was all about job networking and next week’s eTech magazine will be about electronics communication. However, I have found a hole in our very own social media networks which is potentially isolating and reducing good quality chat between engineers around the world. I call this the Twitter Timezone Triangle Effect. A large number of the readers of this blog will be familiar with using Twitter and other social media like facebook. These are a great way of communicating and sharing ideas around the world between engineers. You can post your work for review on your own web site and then post a link to it via Twitter. For anyone looking at their hits on their web site, they will have noticed that around half of the traffic comes from the USA. If…

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