Tag archives for engineering

  1. Vaporizing Lake Washington

    Sometimes I wonder about interesting things, such as how much energy would it take to boil all the water of Lake Washington: The volume of Lake Washington is 2.89 km31 The average lake temperature is 9.71°C2 It takes 4.19 Joules to raise the temperature of 1g of water by 1°C: 3 The density of water…

  2. What Science Knows and What Businesses Do

    This post was originally just going to be a link to a video. Then I started doing some more research and some more digging and this post is what I’ve come up with. I think this is a testament to the magnitude of the idea I’m going to be passing on. Thus, whatever you are…

  3. How Any Enginerd Can Date a Beautiful Woman

    Ignite Seattle 10 is coming up just around the corner on June 14th, so mark your calendars. They had a call for submissions and I thought, “What the heck. But what to present on? It needs to be funny, but also relevant. And not a shill for some product.” As it turned out, I had…

  4. Prayers for Protection

    The youth pastor at my home church has a son, Ben, who was diagnosed with a Neuroblastoma almost two months ago. He’s only two years old. It’s sometime been difficult to be so far away from them; not that I could do anything, but I still feel help…