All posts by Alicia Garcia

Stephen Hawking and NASA: Reaching the Stars by Overcoming Earthly Challenges

Stephen Hawking, considered by many to be the world’s greatest physicist, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, March 14, at his home in England. The fact that Hawking lived ‘til the age of 76 is nothing short of astounding. He was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, … Continue reading Stephen Hawking and NASA: Reaching the Stars by Overcoming Earthly Challenges

A Tale of Two Companies: Manufacturing Pitfalls

This week, we bring you the stories of two well-known and highly-respected companies that have recently encountered bad press and loss of consumer trust due to issues with their products. Why is this worthy of an AWS blog post? Because faulty soldering and difficulties with spot welding are at the heart of their respective troubles. … Continue reading A Tale of Two Companies: Manufacturing Pitfalls

Loss of a Legend: Inspiration for Rosie the Riveter has Passed

The manufacturing industry lost a legendary figure. Naomi Parker Fraley passed away on January 20, 2018. However, many of you might not know her by name. You might be more familiar with the iconic character she inspired: Rosie the Riveter. The famous poster was painted by Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller and posted throughout Westinghouse … Continue reading Loss of a Legend: Inspiration for Rosie the Riveter has Passed

Exciting Changes to AWS CWI Seminar Coming 2018

AWS has recently made some exciting changes to our live seminars offerings. While these changes have been made to better our program, they’ve led to several questions from those familiar with our longstanding seminar structure. This week, we’re here to clear away some of the fog surrounding these changes and tell you a bit more … Continue reading Exciting Changes to AWS CWI Seminar Coming 2018