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2022 - May

  • Workings of science: Is engineering applied science?

    There is often a debate to differentiate between science and engineering. There is also the view that engineering can be considered applied science. Drawing arguments based on historical developments, this article shows that both science and engineering complement each other. Hence, the question of one being the cause or the effect of the other does not arise.

  • Just who do I think I am?

    Each "Communication Corner" essay is self-contained; however, they build on each other. For best results, before reading this essay and doing the exercise, go to the first essay "How an Ugly Duckling Became a Swan," then read each succeeding essay.

    Good advice is good advice no matter the source. However knowing something about its source can significantly reinforce one's desire to put that good advice into practice.