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How to Use this Website

How to Use this Website

Tweet This website was built to be a tool to facilitate research and collaboration and to more effectively leverage Web 2.0 tools for the ornithopter community (ie YOU and I).  Here’s the bottom line on how to use it: Keep Up to Date on Technical Papers for Flapping Wings If you want to find my version of the newest papers online about flapping wings (hand sorted for relevance), see my...

Online Ornithopter Applications!

Online Ornithopter Applications!

Tweet This is the beginning of the applications age on the internet. Therefore I will be using various reputable online tools (which you hopefully are already using) to allow you access to the information in a focused manner. Eventually hopefully this will be an excellent technical resource and easy way for you to access all the information you need as well as helping guide you to the tools ...

20 Weeks or less to Internet Savvy: Changing Your Life with the Internet

20 Weeks or less to Internet Savvy: Changing Your Life with the Internet

Tweet Introduction Many of you may have used the internet but are wondering, how can I leverage the internet to take advantage of the tools it provides? You are at the right place. My Story-You Can Do It! I started diving into the internet world on December 15, 2007. Prior to that, I used my university e-mail and g-mail, had a Facebook profile, had made a basic website, and did shopping onl...

An Engineer's Dilemmas

An Engineer's Dilemmas

Tweet The Training of an Engineer (An illustration from Numerical Analysis Methods) This is intended to be a summary of everything I have learned as an engineer (aka “applied scientist”) to celebrate graduating from Auburn University. Since it has taken so long to finish, I guess it will also include insights from my introduction to graduate school. For those of you non-engine...

Great Lives … A Full Semester… By Suprise!

Great Lives … A Full Semester… By Suprise!

Tweet Forget a glass just half full or half empty; it is overflowing now! source There has definitely been an irony about my last fall semester at Auburn. In the past, I have had such a curiosity about life that I have pressed myself to take on a very full workload. However, this semester I determined to take a less directed approach to examining life, which has seemed to actually provide ...

To Be Continued…

To Be Continued…

Tweet You must have these (left) to make these (right)! I always despise the types of cartoons which end with “to be continued” because there is no sense of closure. When you are expecting there to be resolution and then there is not, it can be disturbing. Thus I must warn you from the beginning that the contents of this entry are far from complete. This summer consisted of a ...

Life on the Plains

Life on the Plains

Tweet Auburn Ultimate For any avid readers out there; I apologize that this is somewhat late. The new website design and my computer dying this semester have delayed things. I will continue to be updating this journal at least twice a semester, once right after the end of the semester with a simple description of the highlights of what went on and then later with a more ph...