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Engineering Humor for a Ton of Laughs

Time for some engineering humor. We have jokes and wry observations. Many are truly funny.

Rob Spiegel

March 28, 2024

18 Slides

At a Glance

  • Comedian Don McMillan shares his Power Point humor.
  • You may be an engineer if you have faced these SNAFUs.
  • Try this engineering job interview trick.

Before we send you for a ride on our roller coaster of engineering thrills (our ridiculously funny slideshow), catch a few laughs with these short engineering videos by engineer comedian Don McMillan.

McMillan analyzes jokes using Venn diagrams. He claims – no doubt accurately – to be the only comedian using Power Point presentations. He’s surprisingly funny.

McMillan took his fun to America’s Got Talent and did remarkably well.

Here’s Don McMillan’s short program on cargo pants, lottery winnings for voters, and emojis for engineers.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel serves as a senior editor for Design News. He started with Design News in 2002 as a freelancer and hired on full-time in 2011. He covers automation, manufacturing, 3D printing, robotics, AI, and more.

Prior to Design News, he worked as a senior editor for Electronic News and Ecommerce Business. He has contributed to a wide range of industrial technology publications, including Automation World, Supply Chain Management Review, and Logistics Management. He is the author of six books.

Before covering technology, Rob spent 10 years as publisher and owner of Chile Pepper Magazine, a national consumer food publication.

As well as writing for Design News, Rob also participates in IME shows, webinars, and ebooks.

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