In the print version of our Dream Jobs 2011 Special Report, we included a flowchart named "Engineer Your Destiny" [PDF]. Here, we decided to take the idea one step further, by creating an interactive quiz. Answer the 17 questions below and you'll be presented with the three engineering dream jobs from 2010 and 2011 that most closely match your personality and interests. Have fun!
Is Apple “Poaching” or Just “Hiring” For Its Rumored Electric Car Project?
An East Coast company files suit; Tesla’s Musk appears to like competing with Apple for engineers
When the Past Is Not a Preview
Engineering historians teach the past to help make a better future
A Snapshot of Software Engineering Salaries at Silicon Valley Startups
Who is the hottest Bay Area software engineer? Probably a Berkeley grad who is working with Hadoop at a San Francisco startup
Which IBM Layoff Numbers Add Up?
Cringely predicted 26 percent of the workforce; IBM said “a few thousand.” But how do you do the math?
Calling IBM’ers Who Have Been Chrome’ed, RA’ed, or PIP’ed: Tell Us Your Story
Do you think you’re part Project Chrome’s workforce downsizing? Or are the desks around you emptying out? What is going in your corner of IBM?
Massive Worldwide Layoff Under Way At IBM
How many IBMers will get the ax as Project Chrome moves forward?
Maser Man Charles Townes Dead At 99
From masers to lasers to black holes, physicist Charles Townes stayed ahead of the pack throughout his astronomically long career
Hey Tech Guys and Gals, Uncle Sam Wants YOU (to Join the U.S. Digital Service)
Former Googler Mikey Dickerson went to Washington, and now he is looking for a few good geeks to join him
Former Microsoft Researchers Find New Homes at VMWare, Google, Apple, and Elsewhere
Know any good algorithms? These former Microsoft researchers do, and Silicon Valley companies are snapping them up
Best and Worst Cities for STEM Professionals
New WalletHub analysis ranks 100 largest metro areas in the U.S.
Intel Pledges $300 Million To Make Its Workforce More Diverse
Like other giants in Silicon Valley, Intel is predominantly male—and mostly white and Asian
Six Signs of the Holiday Season in Silicon Valley
The annual Marissa Mayer snowstorm, a big gift for Stanford, and techies find their inner pop star—it’s holiday season in Silicon Valley
Migrant Tech Workers Abused by Contract Labor Firms, Investigation Shows
Google, Cisco, and Apple among companies using immigrant workers from so-called “body shops”
Egg-Freezing Kerfuffle Puts Apple and Facebook in the Hot Seat
Calm down people. This is a good thing
Geeks Rule Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List
Silicon Valley’s tech company leaders shine bright in Fortune’s list of hottest young business stars
Facebook, Box, and Pinterest Create A “Girls’ Club” for Women in Tech
Tech companies launch “WEST,” a mentoring program to help women survive in—and maybe change—the tech-bro culture
Unemployment For Engineering PhDs Lower Than National Average
A new NSF report says that scientists and engineers with doctoral degrees are enjoying low unemployment rates.
White House Sends CTO Todd Park Back to Silicon Valley As Recruiter-in-Chief
And Google engineer Megan Smith likely headed to Washington to replace him
After 190 columns, it seems there’s still something to say
Engineer Tracy Chou Has the Stats on Workplace Diversity at Startups
It’s the rare company that can boast more than 25 percent women in its engineering workforce, and more than a few are all-boys clubs