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Mr Alexander V. Granato, A.M.ASCE

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Mr Alexander Granato, A.M.ASCE


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Posted By Alexander Granato May 18, 2021 9:48 AM
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I am sure it is very necessary to include Canon 8, because if fairness, equity and its engineering results were a skyscraper, Canon 8 is in the concrete and its enforceability, the steel rods and beams, that is holding everything up. To be less abstract, the United States itself has plenty of room for ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 13, 2021 12:12 PM
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Hello Sayed, Every time I start a semester, I make physical and digital folders for each class to organize all the instructions, lectures and exam content. Every time I end a semester, I examine my physical and digital folders for their content and copies of information I would still need to hold onto. ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 13, 2021 12:09 PM
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I just graduated from The Ohio State University; in my year-long Capstone Project, only one member of the team of six was female. Every week we worked on our Proposal Design Phase, and later Final Design Phase, all six of us agreed to specific responsibilities; for example, I fleshed out the auxiliary ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 7, 2021 12:39 PM
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Hello again Bill, Thank you very much for finding this video. I cannot think of anything else that so expertly dissects and encapsulates why civil engineering remains an enigmatic 'structure' in the governmental and political spheres. 1. Because building structures is all about stopping accidents  before ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 7, 2021 12:38 PM
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Hello Stephanie, I just read your introduction, and I think another complicated problem with engineering is ignorance to the significance of engineering as a backbone to society. When the pandemic hit, I was finishing an Environmental Engineering class that examined the interconnectedness of engineering, ...
Posted By Alexander Granato Jan 5, 2021 5:46 PM
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Hello Bill, Now that I have had time to think over everything you've described and read over the link on Edward Deming's approach, I am very glad to hear back from you personally about what good leadership looks like and how everyone can implement it within already existing structures. Thank you very ...
Posted By Alexander Granato Dec 11, 2020 4:47 PM
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Bill, I've realized a while ago that in the present day and age, conscious awareness of all the things that still plague society is not enough for making progress. In all of these sudden new movements, I see a double-edged sword. On one hand, women are gaining more high-up positions in the workplace ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 27, 2020 10:56 AM
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Hello Jameelah, Have you heard of the sequels to The Matrix, the Wachowski's exploration of the possibility that we're all living in a simulation? The two movies that deliberately tore down what made the first one amazing with the prospects of choice and freedom being illusions, and resistance to a higher ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 26, 2020 11:25 AM
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Just from this discussion, I could only think of two giveaways on a resume regarding the applicant being very old. 1. How long ago everything happened: when major selling points like date of graduation and previous job experience take place double-digit years earlier, it means the applicant has long ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 24, 2020 12:36 PM
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Hello Kelvin, I consider career searching to be a never-ending process of refinement and improvement, so over the years, I have found several websites for self-help with getting internships. 1. TopResume, with an e-mail, can look over a copy of your resume, run it through the Applicant Tracking System ...
Posted By Alexander Granato May 18, 2020 2:06 PM
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Hello Richard, I just came across this discussion, and while that solution indeed sounds bold just from reading about the possibilities, what I'm focusing on are the troubling implications about such a technology you briefly mentioned. 1. By having this much of an ability to manipulate weather, that ...