OUT of Control-- If Automation Engineers ran the economy...

From Joe Kaulfersch at P+F:

OUT of Control: The Recently Retired Babyboomer Engineer

Hi Walt,

OUT of Control--

From Joe Kaulfersh at Pepperl+Fuchs:

OUT of Control: All about problem solving...

Another good one from Joe Kaulfersch:

Ouch! That Smarts!

Some jokes are funny just because they're funny. Some, you laugh because if you didn't, you might cry. I think this one, from Control contributor Andrew Bond, who says he got it from Jim Pinto, comes in the second category. 

New Area of Control Research

[img_assist|nid=2464|title=Belas cats|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=149]Process control legend and long-time Control columnist Bela Liptak has emailed us over the weekend that he's engaged in a new area of research--controlling cats. Over the weekend, he and his wife acquired three kittens from the same litter and are now learning first-hand the reality behind that...

OUT of Control: Murphy's Lesser-Known Laws

This is from Dick Morley's humor email list-- and that's about all the automation content, unless you see yourself or your projects here: Murphy's Lesser-Known Laws: 1. Sight travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 2.

Sharing the Laughter

The following announcement just popped up in my email box: The Funnier Side of Retirement for Engineers and People of the Technical Persuasion by Gregory K. McMillan, illustrated by Ted Williams is a hilarious how-to for retirement from the guys who blazed the trail into the funnier side of the...

What the next generation of engineers is doing now...

Here are some young process do we get them interested in manufacturing and automation?

The Traveler Returns

Got an email from Walt this morning. "Got home at 7:00 last night. Still dead. Going back to bed now. See you in the morning." So you can expect some good and tasty Walt-isms starting tomorrow.