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Energy Sources in the U.S.

Where does our energy come from? It is a good question to ask given that the country of India experienced its second day of wide-spread electric power interruptions that impacted 670 million people or 10% of the world’s population. According to the New York Times [Ref 1], three of the country’s interconnected northern power grids … Continue reading

Post Notes

Post Notes: Bay Area High School Student Takes First Place In Worldwide Science Competition Seventeen-year-old Jeffrey Chen received $400,000 in educational scholarships in Breakthrough Junior Challenge’s worldwide science video competition for his two-minute original video on “Neutrino Astronomy.” Breakthrough Junior Challenge is a global initiative to develop and showcase young people’s knowledge and communication of … Continue reading

Tech Note: 110 Years of Air Conditioning

Given the gripping strength of this summer’s heat wave across most of the U.S., I didn’t want this week to pass without sharing with you that we celebrated 110 years of air conditioning on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. When you live in Arizona and other states within the desert southwest, or the sweltering heat and … Continue reading

Technologically Literate or Illiterate?

It’s been just over four months since I started this blog: A Bridge for Business & STEM. While still relatively new to blogging, I am happy to report that 15 posts have been made to this website. Equally important, I have received a few comments. As I shared in my first post, Getting Started, the focus … Continue reading