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I am an honours graduate (BSc. Hons. Strath-Glasgow) coupled with an MBA-ICG (Paris) , experienced, Metallurgist - Materials Scientist and Engineer & Manager turned Consultant & Blogger. I specialised in Superalloys (aero-engine_Seminal Work peer reviewed & published IOM3_MST, Feb.1985, the 2nd issue of this now well known journal dedicated to the fundamental aspects in our multidisciplinary subject area ) My experience over a wide range of Special Alloys is extensive. (Cryogenic,Controlled Expansion-Dilatometric,Magnetic, Corrosion Resistant Grades and finally HSLA-Aircraft Undercarriage. (Great Stuff-I was lucky) My responibilities were especially in Melting & Refining to 1st Forming stage. Responsibilities include QC,QA & Accounting, Melt/Remelt Process  & Products, R&D.  Bilingual English-French. 
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jeudi 10 juillet 2008

Hair-raiser II - JM Jancovici Conf. on Human influence on Climate Change - Translation(TBD=To Be Done)

My previous (first) post brought the hair-raising group "Above-All-Else" to your attention. My readers are most probably not their usual fans

Here I shall continue with another "Hair-Raiser" despite the now classical title of the video subject - "Human role in Climate Change" - basic to any serious, global, prospective-foresight or road-mapping work, I humbly surmise. The Video Conference link to the "Not sufficiently well-known french climatologue, and somewhat irreverent "no-holds-barred", Jean-Marc Jancovici, will be given below. The conference was given in the equally highly unusual "almost hair raising-if not amongst a somewhat bald or grey haired congregational setting of the Roman Catholic Church Annual Gatherings, Sydney and Canberra, Australia of all places are mentionned. The video is due to french TV2 programme "Le Jour du Seigneur-Semaines Sociales"_"The day of the Lord-Social Weeks" is in french and the sound quality poor - Jean-Marc had a slight throat cold. Nevertheless, I'll translate the main points in his post as soon as possible - both good for students of the french language and for my translation and sumarising powers.



Video of Jean-Marc Jancovici Conference 2008

While awaiting my english summary of JM's video conf. learn and enjoy his website and killer "table napkin" order of magnitude calculation and analogies approach to his sublect Climate, Energy, Human Effects @:
Jean-Marc's Website in english

mercredi 9 juillet 2008

Hair-raiser I - AboveAllElse-sound & vision -

To start with a bang - Put your headphones on and listen to the Nova Scotia Group "Above-All- Else"

kind curtesy of Myspace & The Band.