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‘Wit-NESS’ Archives

Tech-Wit April

Tech-Wit April

What Did She Just Say? Peg Goter – Newsletter Editor I studied French for six years, progressing to the point that my college did not offer a class advanced enough for me to continue on. Thus ended my pursuit of a second spoken language.  Today, I might be able to [Read More]

Wit-NESS February

Wit-NESS February

Fun with Photography Apps Peg Goter - Editor I began writing an article about the LFHCfS  (The Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists™)… but when I looked through my past articles, I realized I had already told you  all about it!  What’s even funnier is [Read More]

Wit-NESS November

Wit-NESS November

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes… Peg Goter – Newsletter Editor Now that I have created our new Awards and Recognition page on the NESS Website, I have been going through the stuff which SWE-NESS had stored as “archives.”  Donna Matthews dropped off two large [Read More]

Wit-NESS March

Wit-NESS March

Nerdvana Peg Goter – Editor Every once in a while I stumble across an online retail site that really strikes a chord with me.  We have a number of Dr. Who fans in my family, and while online gift-shopping for Tardis toys, I landed at ThinkGeek. This place is great.  [Read More]

Wit-NESS February

Wit-NESS February

How many engineers does it take to print a label? Peg Goter - Editor Some years ago, I took advantage of a Black Friday rebate to obtain a free label maker. It is a battery-operated Casio with no power cord option.  I can’t say that we had been in dire need of a [Read More]

Tech-Wit September

Tech-Wit September

Scary Monsters Peg Goter – Newsletter Editor Since setting up a backyard beehive this spring, I often visit beekeeper blogs to supplement what I learned in beekeeping school. I opted to subscribe to one particular blog called Honey Bee Suite, because it seemed to [Read More]

Wit-NESS June

Wit-NESS June

Mirror, Mirror… Peg Goter – Editor Here’s a story I first heard about on NBC 10 evening news…  I originally included more links to associated websites, but because most of these related sources contain uncensored profanities, I decided to skip [Read More]

Wit-NESS March

Wit-NESS March

Maybe some of you have seen an animated movie like the one below and wondered where they come from.   The first one I saw was shared on Facebook by my niece, and was a sarcastic story about sign-language interpreting.  It was hilarious. I was curious about how these [Read More]

Wit-NESS February

Wit-NESS February

Along with the demise of books-on-paper which I have predicted in this month’s Tech Tales article… one would suppose that another tool destined for extinction might be the simple pencil.  Personally, I rarely use a pencil, even for crossword puzzles… but [Read More]

Wit-NESS January

Wit-NESS January

Beetles Boink Bottles? As engineers and scientists, most of us are familiar with research in one way or another.  Some of us conduct research for a living, while most of us have had to at least read and digest the work of others.  Often, scientific reports are dry and [Read More]

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President’s Message April

President’s Message April

Spring Activities Elizabeth Peterson – President NESS’s relationship with our collegiate sections is stronger [Read More]

Outreach Observations April

Outreach Observations April

Outreach Passion Sue Anderson - Outreach Chair Usually I don’t go to the Region Conferences because (a) I am retired [Read More]

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Membership Matters April

Membership Matters April

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Tech-Wit April

Tech-Wit April

What Did She Just Say? Peg Goter – Newsletter Editor I studied French for six years, progressing to the point [Read More]

President’s Message March

President’s Message March

Looking Ahead to Spring Elizabeth Peterson – President Hello NESS! March is certainly the month for K-12 outreach [Read More]

Outreach Observations March

Outreach Observations March

Olympic Technology Sue Anderson - Outreach Chair I started writing this article during the 2014 Winter Olympics, when [Read More]

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