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Friday funny from the past

By Jim Destefani / November 15, 2013

Friday funny from the past

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Friday funny from the past

By Jim Destefani / August 30, 2013

We reached way back for this cartoon, which first appeared in the November 1953 issue of the Bulletin. It’s a fun take on a problem that still faces employers nearly 60 years later: finding and hiring qualified candidates for open positions. Enjoy, and, for our US readers, have a great Labor Day holiday weekend!

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Friday funny from the past

By Jim Destefani / July 26, 2013

Is a predisposition toward certain behaviors or occupations part of nature or nurture? That’s a question still being debated by social and behavioral scientists. This week’s cartoon, from the July 1955 issue of ACerS Bulletin, provides the answer courtesy of one suburban Mom. Here’s another theory: it’s late July, still a month a so before school…

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Friday funny from the past

By Jim Destefani / July 19, 2013

Concurrent engineering, collaborative engineering, simultaneous engineering—whatever they may have been called, many approaches have been tried to bridge the gap between product designers and the folks whose job it is to actually produce those designs. This cartoon highlights the age-old disconnect between design and manufacturing, and first appeared in the August, 1958 edition of Ceramic…

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Friday funny from the past

By Jim Destefani / June 28, 2013

Digging into the archives again—this one is from the June 1958 ACerS Bulletin. For our bifocalled readers (which includes us), the sign says “Crude Pots, Inc. Prehistoric Ceramics.”

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Friday funny from the past

By Jim Destefani / June 21, 2013

Just for fun, we delved into the ACerS Bulletin archives and found this cartoon from the March 1954 issue. Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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