Author Archives: Mike Pihlman

Astrophysicist Dr. Jedidah Isler Discusses STEM

Dr. Jedidah Isler has a PhD from Yale University in Astrophysics and is currently Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College. Here is Dr. Isler’s TED Talk video discussing her love of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and how students interested in STEM can pursue their passion, no matter the obstacles. For a great movie about women

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Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

OK, I save almost everything techy: Computers, printers, electronic test equipment (stay tuned for an upcoming “Archaeological Dig”), Videoconferencing stuff, CD’s, telephones, well……the list goes on and on and on and on……I got a lot of stuff in that garage. The problem is, I pack the stuff away very nicely, and after 20 years or so, I forget what I

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So you want to be an Engineer? Here is the most important subject you need to learn.

Back in the day, when videoconferencing (think video chat in 2019) was new and exciting, my colleague, Renee, and I were working at Lawrence Livermore National Lab advancing that technology and, as part of an LLNL community outreach program, visiting Elementary and Middle Schools in area to show this new technology and answer student’s questions about Science, Technology, Engineering, and

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