Meet Steve Cash, Systems Engineer

At a small company in Illinois in the early 90s, Steve Cash was given a lot of leash. As a 20-something fresh out of college with a degree in electrical engineering, this was heady stuff. The company did prototype engineering with a focus on automotive fuel injection and ignition systems. …

Recipe Engineering

One of the most important—and often overlooked—aspects of good systems engineering is first principles thinking. In an excellent article on first principles thinking in his Farnam Street blog, Shane Parrish discusses first principles thinking in the context of Julia Child’s French cooking. Arguing that what made her extraordinary television show …