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Spring 2012 

Research: 'Buckliball' Opens New Avenue in Design of Foldable Engineering Structures


Motivated by the desire to determine the simplest 3-D structure that could take advantage of mechanical instability to collapse reversibly, a group of engineers at MIT and Harvard University were stymied -- until one of them happened across a collapsible, spherical toy that resembled the structures they'd been exploring, but with a complex layout of 26 solid moving elements and 48 rotating hinges. (Read more here)

The Counteroffer Fallacy

Hiring managers: counter offer

Counteroffers are good - if the person accepts I keep a valuable employee.



Counteroffers are good - it means my employer really values me.


The reality:

Wrong on both counts!


The idea behind giving or accepting a counteroffer seems to make sense. An employer keeps an experienced, valuable employee and the employee receives higher compensation and maybe a promotion. Win - win right? Continue Reading


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