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Tech Tuesday - 9/17 - Asymptomatic Sick Kids Are A Nightmare Edition

Tech Tuesday – 9/17 – Asymptomatic Sick Kids Are A Nightmare Edition

Last week Bug developed hives all over his body. Misses school for the rest of the week. Freaked us out, because to date, he has no known allergies. Urgent care put him on Benadryl, which did nothing. Two days later, PCP puts him on Prednisone, which ended the hives, and spun him up so much we spent a day letting him run around the Arizona Science Center (nice place, BTW). Yesterday I get a call that the throat swab the PCP took came back positive for Strep (the quick test was negative), turns out the kid has Scarlet Fever, sans the fever, or the sore throat, or the vomiting…

Tech Tuesday  3/27/18 - Materials Edition

Tech Tuesday 3/27/18 – Materials Edition

Materials make up our world, and what we can do with any given thing continues to be one of the fronts along which science and engineering continue to make great strides. Although one could argue that advances occur so quickly that by the time a new material is ready for mass production, it’s practically obsolete.

Tech Tuesday 12/19 - Space Fashion Edition

Tech Tuesday 12/19 – Space Fashion Edition

Between travel and being in 3 days of meetings last week, I didn’t get to really mine my sources as much as I like to, so a somewhat abbreviated set this week. I did get to partake of a team building exercise last week where we did an Escape Room. We made it out with, quite literally, 3 seconds to spare. Given that the reported success rate of the room is 3%, we took the win.