Yearly Archives: 2011

Dave Hershey

Crab Feast 2011

07.18.2011 by Dave Hershey

Key Techers, families, and friends recently gathered for the annual Key Tech Crab Feast, and a great time was had by all.

Chad Schneider

Baltimore’s Historical Theaters (including ours!)

07.12.2011 by Chad Schneider

Come join IEEE and ASME at Key Tech on 7/13, 6-8pm as Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun photographer extraordinaire, talks about her latest project, “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters”. Of course, she’ll be talking about our own office, located in the historic McHenry Theater.

Conrad Laskowski

Life, Magnified – Blog Contest Week 4

06.27.2011 by Conrad Laskowski

A weekly microscopic image contest hosted through Key Tech’s blog. Check it out, try your luck, and you might just win! (See Week 1 for details on how to play).

Conrad Laskowski

Life, Magnified – Blog Contest Week 3

06.20.2011 by Conrad Laskowski

A weekly microscopic image contest hosted through Key Tech’s blog. Check it out, try your luck, and you might just win! (See Week 1 for details on how to play).

Conrad Laskowski

Life, Magnified – Blog Contest Week 2

06.13.2011 by Conrad Laskowski

This week’s image is below, so stare until your eyes burn and then post your guesses. Remember, the first person to post the correct answer in the comments section wins some Key Tech SWEAT (Stuff Winners Earn As Treats). Good luck & enjoy!

Conrad Laskowski

Life, Magnified

06.06.2011 by Conrad Laskowski

At the start of every week I will post an image of some object – as viewed under our microscope. Then it’s your turn to focus your Micro-MacGyver eyes and post what you think it is in the comments. Answers will be posted on Friday (and winners crowned).

Chad Schneider

How it’s manufactured

05.25.2011 by Chad Schneider

Product by Process aggregates published generally high-quality videos of behind-the-scenes tours of how various products are manufactured.

Erik Askin

IDSA goes to RISD

05.18.2011 by Erik Askin

Every year, Industrial Designers come together for one weekend to attend the regional IDSA (Industrial Design Society of America) conference. This year, the North East chapter was held at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island, and Jeremy Savage and I made the trip.

Conrad Laskowski

The Need for Approval

05.04.2011 by Conrad Laskowski

What do cosmetics, bio-pharmaceuticals, and medical devices all have in common? The Onion News reports that a shining new age of industry leaders are standing up, drying their eyes, not eating their vegetables, and adopting a staunch “FDA who?” mentality…

Chad Schneider

How much does your time cost?

04.13.2011 by Chad Schneider

There’s a fine line everyone must draw between what you’ll do yourself and what it’s worthwhile to pay someone else to do. It’s true in business just as it is at home. And, it’s not just about efficiency, it’s about quality.