Brian P. Christie

At: 9/30/2017 10:13:29 PM
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Are Tiny Houses an Antidote to Climate Change?

In the wake of several major recent natural disasters, like raging wildfires along the west coast and record breaking hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it seems that our high impact living is catching up with us in full force -- but don't tell that to "stupid" climate change deniers (the Pope's characterization of these people, not mine).

In an era of "Make America Great Again," I...more

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Ray Garcia

At: 5/2/2017 11:05:17 PM
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Mind the Gap of Artificial Intelligence

The hype of Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to grow with an ever widening mind gap between those who have expectations of a pending singularity versus those who are attempting to make use of AI tools. Since the 1960's, each decade has its resurgence of expectation for AI and then it faded into the mainstream, forgotten about for a short period then comes back again. This describes the tec...more

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Tags: AI, data science, machine learning

Brian P. Christie

At: 2/14/2017 11:17:36 AM
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Three BIG Ideas for President Trump

Like most Americans, I didn’t vote for President Trump. But while we have too many differences to enumerate, as a fellow entrepreneur, he shows a willingness to slaughter sacred cows formed by norms and traditions, likely thanks to his own lifelong experience as an entrepreneur and innovator.

In 2014, I met face-to-face with President Obama (along with other entrepreneurs) to share ...more

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Tags: Trump, Regulatory Capture, Innovation, Entrepreneur

Brian P. Christie

At: 12/1/2016 12:53:21 AM
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What's that? FREE calls on a paid Expert Calling Network (ECN) platform?

When we told our Brainsy clients that we planned to release "SixFree Calling" - a new feature on the Expert Calling Network (ECN) platform to allow experts to make themselves available for short, time-limited, FREE phone calls, they applauded. What is SixFree calling you might ask and why would people who want to get paid for calls offer up their time for free?

A “SixFree” call is an ...more

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Open ECN Sponsor

At: 9/29/2016 11:57:19 AM
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ECNs = Win-win-win for Associations and their Members

As technology tools continue to rapidly evolve, the opportunity for Associations and Professional Societies to better serve their members in ways never before comprehended are emerging. Expert Calling Networks, or ECNs, provide an innovative new platform for Associations to drive greater member engagement through both member > member but more importantly member > non-member transactional c...more

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Tags: Association, Non-dues Revenue, Member Engagement, Knowledge Sharing

Paul B. Huter

At: 9/20/2016 4:13:30 AM
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Spacecraft Systems Engineering

Spacecraft Engineering, unlike any other form of engineering, is one which is most effectively practiced with a knowledge of Systems Engineering. The objects that humans have sent beyond the bounds of Earth’s gravity are the most complicated pieces of engineering ever dreamt up, designed, developed, built, and flown. These objects have carried people to the Moon and allow mankind to carry out sc...more

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Tags: systems engineering, spacecraft, space systems

Paul B. Huter

At: 9/19/2016 2:34:25 PM
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What Is a Rocket Scientist?

What is an engineer? More specifically, what is an aeroSPACE engineer? Most people call them "rocket scientists". People love to say things like "It's not rocket science!" to indicate that something is not complicated or hard. But is engineering or "rocket science" really all that difficult? Do people know what it means to be someone that has a true passion for shoo...more

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Steven Burda

At: 6/9/2016 4:56:50 PM
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Networking in the 21st Century (by Steven Burda)

Networking. It’s an integral component of having a successful career. Most professionals recognize this, but few proactively work on expanding and cultivating their professional networks. Luckily, networking is easier than ever before thanks to the new technologies of the digital age. Unfortunately, all of the new opportunities comes with a new set of rules to follow.

Different ways to expand y...more

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Tags: Networking, Steven Burda, LinkedIn, Twitter, Expert Calling Network