“Precision Guess Work”

This fit with the latest post: There is nothing like sitting in a meeting, listening to new experts explain a situation to established experts, knowing that you haven’t really gotten involved but thinking the new experts had some gaping holes…

Engineers are not omniscient

stumped engineer glaring at whiteboard of calculations

What I wish people knew about engineers: we don’t know everything. There we were: the next best thing to a dozen of us volunteers standing around a heavily-laden van and trailer. Someone turned to me: “Shannon, you’re an engineer. How…

What I Wish People Knew About Engineers

engineers watching flying fire

Coming up, I’m starting a new, six-part series about what I wish people knew about engineers. This is inspired by assumptions I’ve encountered at conventions, committees, church, and anywhere else I’ve spent time interacting with non-engineers; there are a plethora…