Okay. You're a serious automation professional. You have much too much on your plate and you would never think of wasting time on the job or using a company-supplied computer for anything other than work. So the following information is for you to use only to interest the young people...
Sometimes we get so focused on what's going on at Control and ControlGlobal.com that we forget there's other stuff happening in the Big World.
As long as we're talking about hooking the kids on science, we'd be remiss to let this important birthday pass. Monday Lego bricks marked the Big Five-Oh on Monday! Fifty years worth of Lego-y goodness and fun and sneaky teaching going on.
Last week my mind was on video games for getting kids interested in process control. (See "Nancy's Great Idea"). Today, this story has popped up on the news wires. Way to go, Ian Culhane. Who says you can't get kids interested in anything besides t.v.
As an editor, lots of stuff ends up on my radar in the course of a day. Yesterday, there was the news item to the ControlGlobal site about the new biotech education center at North Carolina State University. (See also Walt's blog entry of yesterday). Good for NCSU.