Stereo camera mount for the Emriver Em2.

Stereo camera mount for the Emriver Em2.

Stephanie Rhodes, our new business manager since Jan 1, has been working feverishly on our new healthcare and payroll systems, among many other things. She’s doing a great job. Thanks to her I was able to get away from those things and my desk for a little while...

Emriver laser surprise.

Emriver laser surprise.

Today was a big day for business things. We solved a huge Emriver Em2 marketing puzzle thanks to a kind visit from Greg Wilkerson–he revealed to us the nature of civil engineering instruction and thus why our sales to engineering schools are not what we’d...

Media research with a microscope.

Media research with a microscope.

Once again we’re doing R&D on plastic media, this time analyzing color for the Emriver Em2 models. This one is tricky because the stuff is post-industrial recycled. We have to keep the cost down, and can’t pick the colors exactly, but must deal with...

LRRD in Texas and Michigan.

LRRD in Texas and Michigan.

Last week’s a blur for me–I spent most of it cranking on a proposal to do research on a beautiful watershed in Michigan’s UP. Keep your fingers crossed for us. This is the sort of real-world research and management consulting that compliments and...

An amazing Friday.

An amazing Friday.

In the last six months of running LRRD I’ve learned to endure dark days. Like yesterday, a day of researching pumps. Yes, pump research. How many amps? How many liters/hour in a gallon/minute? I spent four hours correcting, and then explaining to other people, a...