In and Out of Control -- From Various Places Around the Web

Sometimes we get so focused on what's going on at Control and that we forget there's other stuff happening in the Big World.

Next Generation Professionals – Take 1

I was in Calgary most of this week for the ISA Calgary Exhibition ( ) more on that event next week) and one of the comments I heard many times while there and at SAIT ( local trade college) was the shortage of people entering and even considering automation as...

National Instruments pwns FIRST Robotics automation systems with CompactRIO donation

In another of our regular features on "doing well out of doing good." National Instruments and FIRST Robotics have done the expected (at least by me, anyway). With National Instruments' flagship, Labview, as the engine for the Lego Mindstorm robots that are the precursor to FIRST Robotics (younger kids do...