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Icons of EE: Werner von Siemens

The 19th century was host to some of the largest scientific advances. Hence it is only fitting that, within the topic of Icons-of-EE, we focus on perhaps the largest topic, the electrification of the world. The previous article introduced George Westinghouse, a proud American and provocateur of AC-power. His War of the Currents was originally driven by the need to light up the world. But the availability of electricity also provided the means for other applications. ...

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Electrical Extravaganza

Have you ever wondered why you study electrical engineering? You might have thought about it for your whole life, just before you started, or not at all, and just picked a study with a high salary. Is it because you wanted to explain lightning, build the newest sound system and/or follow in the footsteps of Rowan Atkinson, a.k.a. Mr. Bean? Anyway, I just wanted more of the adrenaline rush I got from working with electrical systems. ...

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First Websites | How it began

With the launch of the new website also a launch into history was made. Did Scintilla always have a website? And what features are we missing that were implemented in earlier versions of our association’s website? The Vonk editorial team talked to Scintilla Alumni to stitch together the timeline of Scintilla’s websites from 2008 back to 1994. 2007 - 2003 The changes in the backend at the end of 2007 can be read in the Old Website article made by Jort, published a couple weeks ago. ...