29 books — 6 voters
Engineering (from Latin ingenium, meaning "cleverness" and ingeniare, meaning "to contrive, devise") is the application of scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, and improve structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes. The discipline of engineering is extremely broad, and encompasses a range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied science, technology and types of application. ...more
“ It is hardly surprising that the malodorous field of garbology has not attained the popularity of rocket science, oil exploration, or brain surgery. ”
If you are most often found holed up in your Atlanta home reading the latest on anything from qu…more
[close] If you are most often found holed up in your Atlanta home reading the latest on anything from quantum mechanics to squids, you're in the right place. This is a book club in the Atlanta area devoted to non-fiction science literature. We vote on and read one book every two months. Online discussion is encouraged. We meet in real life for pizza and beer when we finish the book. Feel free to post any science news, ideas, or recommendations. Have fun!
40 members, last active one year ago
Para todos los que buscan libros de tecnología, ciencia y matemática que quieran leer para apren…more
[close] Para todos los que buscan libros de tecnología, ciencia y matemática que quieran leer para aprender nuevas cosas y encontrar inspiración para nuevos proyectos. También que lean como entretención, ciencia ficción u otros géneros con temáticas relacionadas a la tecnología, ciencia o matemática.
3 members, last active one year ago
From Karen: If you've read and loved a book related to any of the following topics, please resp…more
[close] From Karen: If you've read and loved a book related to any of the following topics, please respond with the book title and author. -Food -Housing -Water -Energy -Transportation -Cities -Inspiration (this is a general category - one of my inspirations was Cradle to Cradle, for example)
16 members, last active 6 years ago
[close] Staff picks on communications and marketing or engineering
10 members, last active 4 years ago
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