• YouTube - Shell Auger TLP

    Shell Auger TLP

    Shell's Auger Tension Leg Platform (TLP) in the Gulf of Mexico. As a drilling supervisor on this TLP in 2009, Kevin worked in Shell's deepwater operations GoM TLP group prior to joining the Brutus & Ursa platform team. Kevin became the senior lead drilling supervisor for the Brutus team in June 2012...

  • YouTube - How great leaders inspire action

    How great leaders inspire action

    Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers -- and as a counterpoint Tivo.

  • YouTube - Shell Perdido Platform

    Shell Perdido Platform

    Shell's Perdido Platform in the Gulf of Mexico is the deepest floating oil platform in the world at a water depth of about 2450 meters (8000 feet). The platform's peak production will be 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. At 267 meters (876 feet), the Perdido is nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower...

  • YouTube - Why good leaders make you feel safe

    Why good leaders make you feel safe

    What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety; especially in an uneven economy, means taking on big responsibility...

  • YouTube - The power of introverts

    The power of introverts

    Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated. Group work is not always the best option, occassionally unplug and think and have the courage to speak softly.

  • YouTube - Joe Bonamassa solo with GoPro Camera on Headstock

    Joe Bonamassa solo with GoPro Camera on Headstock

    Joe is a virtuoso guitarist that is simply awesome in concert... His technical proficiency is the best around and his blues style is unsurpassed.
    Simply put, he is the best...

  • YouTube - How Playing a Musical Instrument Benefits your Brain

    How Playing a Musical Instrument Benefits your Brain

    Neuroscientists have determined that playing music is the brain's equivalent to a full-body workout. Playing music engauges practically every area of the brain simultaneously, including visual, motor and auditory. Discapline and structured practice in playing music strengthens visual and auditory brain functions with fine motor skills required to play the instrument...

  • YouTube - Slide Rule Training Film

    1944 U.S. Governmnet Slide Rule Training Film

    The Slide Rule (Proportion, Percentage, Squares and Square Roots) is an educational film produced by the Division of Visual Aids U.S. Department of Education in 1944 for slide rule usage. Converted from 16mm film reel...
    (Practice with the Virtual Slide Rule)

  • YouTube - Japanese Bullet Train

    Japanese Bullet Train

    Experience the Japanese Nozomi Shinkansen SuperExpress 700 Series Bullet Train, the fastest most technologically advanced train in the world while traveling through Japan to Kyoto during drilling of geothermal wells for Takagami Geothermal in Kyushu...

  • YouTube - EDL of Curiosity on Mars

    EDL of Curiosity on Mars

    Mars Science Laboratory "Curiosity": Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) on August 5th 2012 was one of the spectacular engineering achievements of this century. Percussion drilling with the robotic arm of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is ongoing... DARE MIGHTY THINGS.

  • YouTube - Winning the Oil Endgame

    Retrograde Analysis

    Retrograde Analysis is a technique employed to determine which moves were played leading up to a given position in chess game theory. Can retrograde analysis be employed by industry as a technique for determining logical outcomes? Most would call this experience...