Frequently Asked Questions
Why engineer? Why do we do engineering?
How can engineers regain respect?
How can I find an engineering job?
How can I influence significant decisions?
What can experienced engineers get from this book?
What is the best way to learn to be an expert engineer from this book?
What is the “landscape of practice”?
Why am I stuck in a job with so littl real engineering?
Why did I write this book?
Why is engineering invisible?
Why is it so hard to change engineering education?
Why is this book expensive?
What is the value contributed by engineering? (to come)
How can engineers help eliminate poverty?
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