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November 16, 2007
Setting the standard: Making industry standards a way of life will benefit us all

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November 16, 2007
The nanotechnology age: A new era for manufacturers

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October 16, 2007
Diagnostics and digital systems: Employing predictive maintenance saves money

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October 16, 2007
Bits of wisdom: Sharing insights about life

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June 14, 2007
Device integration: Driving the process with protocols

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June 14, 2007
Geek pride: Highlights from our celebration

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June 14, 2007
Match maker: Power availability should match expected demand

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June 14, 2007
Texas and technology: A holiday for Morley

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May 15, 2007
Wireless: The next ‘big thing’?

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May 15, 2007
Wireless: A look at origins and the future

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March 15, 2007
The cardboard manager: Problem Solving 101

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March 15, 2007
Thinking about the box: Determining the appropriate level of protection for an enclosure

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January 17, 2007
The perfect lasagna: Making the case for outsourcing

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January 17, 2007
Power conditioners: A necessity for powering fieldbus devices

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June 15, 2006
Designing for safety: Don’t forget about the invisible hand

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June 15, 2006
The PLC adventure Part 2: The marketing adventure

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June 15, 2006
Patent problems: One inventor’s opinion

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June 15, 2006
The PLC adventure Part 1: Considerations that went into the design of the PLC

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June 15, 2006
Fieldbus safety: Calculating your safety integrity level

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June 15, 2006
Integrating data: Making the most of your fieldbus investment

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June 15, 2006
Flexible function blocks: The configurable solution

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June 15, 2006
OPC unified architecture: From the-plant floor to the corporate enterprise

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May 10, 2006
The tip-over phenomenon: Why can’t Johnny read?

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May 10, 2006
Automation networking: Navigating the layers

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March 24, 2006
Sensor mining: Solving problems with your senses

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March 24, 2006
Afraid of fieldbus? Time to let go of your reservations

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January 25, 2006
Training talk: Options for fieldbus education

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January 25, 2006
Change requires persistence: How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb?

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November 1, 2005
The black channel: Using fieldbus in safety systems

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November 1, 2005
A world without wires? Predictions about wireless as industrial ethernet’s catalyst

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November 1, 2005
Supply-side innovation: An American view of Canadian conservatism

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November 1, 2005
My MIT adventure: The 2005 Emerging Technologies Conference