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Madness in the Lab: DMC Boston's 2015 Spring Party
Adam Wójcik

Madness in the Lab: DMC Boston's 2015 Spring Party

Madness in the Lab: Empirical Confirmation of Engineering Credo Work Hard, Play Hard. The motto is oft-repeated at DMC, but is it proven in practice? We recently ran an experiment at the DMC Boston office to confirm or disprove this saying. Our thesis held that the phrase had arisen with good cause, and reflected the realities of the professional and social habits of the individuals found in and around DMC environments. Further, we predicted these behaviors to be directly related to our ...

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DMC Boston Celebrates Its Inaugural Oktoberfest
Adam Wójcik

DMC Boston Celebrates Its Inaugural Oktoberfest

This month, DMC Boston held its inaugural Oktoberfest party. The night went on in true DMC tradition, as we entertained our guests for this fall celebration. Our visitors, both friends and contacts of DMC, came from throughout the Northeast to enjoy the night with us. In order to properly prepare for the occasion, two of our resident brewers, Bill Sowerine and Ryan Landwehr, prepared a beer and a cider, respectively. The beer, which we dubbed Rorschach and labeled appropriately, was strong an...

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The DMC Portal: Connecting Chicago and Boston
Adam Wójcik

The DMC Portal: Connecting Chicago and Boston

For my FedEx Day project, I worked from DMC Boston on the DMC Portal (a name-in-progress). The DMC Portal is a system of two stations – one in DMC Chicago, the other in DMC Boston – with a computer, television, and webcam apiece. These are connected via internet, and each shows the other’s kitchen, allowing the two offices to interact on a more informal basis and maintain some continuity in that way. Currently, each is running Skype, with the ability to create a connectio...

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A Rocking Welcome to DMC
Adam Wójcik

A Rocking Welcome to DMC

It was to my great surprise that I was asked what I would like to do for my welcome party. A welcome party. I had never heard of such a thing! After agonizing over an open set of choices (I had only begun DMC’s current book club piece on decision making), I realized that I had never been to the House of Blues, but that I had heard great things about it (from family that were of blues-going age at that time), and so I thought that could be fun. When looking at the list of bands playing that...

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