Submitted by nbartels on Tue, 12/02/2008 - 15:34
Control projects show up in the darndest places. I know because I've been away for 10 days, visiting England. Took a tour of the southeastern part of the country, with stop-offs at Stonehenge (speaking of engineering feats), Salisbury, Jane Austin's house, Canturbury, Dover, Deal, and Portsmouth. I won't bore you with all...
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Submitted by nbartels on Tue, 10/07/2008 - 11:40
Nancy here, sneaking into the blog-posting station again while Walt's not looking.
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Submitted by nbartels on Mon, 09/08/2008 - 08:57
The saying goes that if you love law and/or sausages, you should watch neither being made. In my experience, you should add magazines to that list.
Submitted by nbartels on Fri, 09/05/2008 - 15:07
Nancy Bartels here. Somebody just asked me, "What's up with SoundOff!? How come nobody's been posting this week?" Well, as regular readers know, Walt Boyes does most of the heavy lifting here at SO!, and this week, he's been in Cologne, Germany, giving a speech at the TUV meeting there.
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Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 07/02/2008 - 11:35
Some of you (in fact, I truly hope that all of you) have noticed that www.controlglobal.com has a new look, effective yesterday. We hope you like it. We tried to make it easier to find things, with the detailed drop-down menus from the tabs located at the top of the...
Submitted by waltboyes on Fri, 06/06/2008 - 17:15
I just received the following letter from Kim Miller Dunn, the 2008 ISA President. 6 June 2008 Mr. Walter H. Boyes, Jr. 837 Suncrest Drive Aurora, IL 60506-8830 Dear Walt: Congratulations! Based on the deliberations of the ISA Admissions Committee and approval of the ISA Executive Board, it is my...
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Submitted by nbartels on Fri, 03/28/2008 - 16:49
Walt's resting his fingers after his marathon blogging sessions at WBF, so to fill in the gap, I'm taking over the blog. In between WBF session, Walt send me the following news release from NASA. March 12, 2008: Little noticed by the general public, February 23 was a special day in...
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Submitted by nbartels on Wed, 01/30/2008 - 12:02
Okay. I'll admit it. I was vain enough to be flattered that somebody from ISA actually thought my idea about using simulation games to interest the young-uns in process automation was a good idea. Thanks. That success tempts me to roll out another idea that's been rattling around in my...
Submitted by waltboyes on Tue, 01/29/2008 - 09:10
This morning, I am giving the keynote address at the 63rd Annual Texas A&M Instrumentation Symposium for the Process Industries. I am honored to be asked to address this venerable and prestigeous gathering. For those of you who won't be attending, and have an interest, I've asked our outstanding Digital...
Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 01/10/2008 - 19:05
In honor of our 20th anniversary, and because I couldn't stand it anymore, we've re-designed Control magazine for the first time since 1998. We hope you lik...