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Rube Goldberg’s real lesson


My recent column from the October issue of PRiSM, the magazine of the American Society for Engineering Education.  Trained as an engineer at Berkeley at the dawn of the 20th century, Rube Goldberg had exactly the kind of prolific, influential, and wide-ranging career we need from 21st-century engineers. Yes, he worked as an engineer and inventor, but he also was an artist, author, cartoonist, and Read More →