Are you an introvert? Does networking feel “slimy” to you? The fact is that a lot of jobs are earned through schmoozing, which a lot of people–especially students and those new to the working world–find uncomfortable.
When can a typo crater your chances at an academic career? Shouldn’t hiring committees forgive these things? You are human, after all! The Chronicle of Higher Education makes the case for an extra round (or two) of proofreading. Read it here.
Concrete is one of the most ubiquitous materials that make up our cities, but few outside of civil engineers give it much thought. Here, from Practical Engineering, is a short and interesting take on the basics of concrete mixing.
If you’re missing the frozen fun of the Winter Olympics, check out these skiing robots made by teams of students and tech companies!