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You’re Invited
to an Online Book Launch Party & Twitter Chat
(Be Among the First to RSVP and Receive A Free Kindle Copy of the Book)

What: Google On Air Hangout to Celebrate Launch of a New Book—A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education

When: Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 7:30-8:00 pm Eastern

Who: All are Welcome, No Exceptions!

With Whom: Hosted by CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage, Peter Winick interviewing the writing team of A Whole New Engineer, Dave Goldberg (CEO of & Catherine Whitney (noted author and writer).

How (Part 1): The party starts with a Google On Air Hangout at the link: at 7:30-8:00 pm (Eastern). Listen in as the writing team talks about the making of the book and the surprises, twists, and turns of bringing the book to fruition. Live tweeting of the video conversation will take place on Twitter at hashtag #BigBeacon. Send your comments to other partygoers or send questions to the Google Hangout using twitter with the hashtag #BigBeacon. Use to automate the #BigBeacon hashtag and listen to all the tweeters.

How (Part 2): Join the Big Beacon twitter chat from 8:00-9:00 pm Eastern (Hashtage #BigBeacon) as Meagan Pollock (@MeaganPollock) and Erica Lee Garcia (@EngineerYrLife) pose thought-provoking questions for an open discussion arising from The Making of a Whole New Engineer. What do you think? Share your opinion with others.

RSVP & Special Offer: The first 100 people who RSVP their attendance at the online party before 5pm Eastern on Wednesday, 1 October, will receive a complimentary Kindle copy of A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education. Send an email to with the subject line: “We Want A Whole New Engineer” and in the body of the e-mail write one sentence about why the book is of interest to you.

Questions: Write to Dave Goldberg, with any questions you have about this invitation.

Hope to see you Wednesday, 1 October 2014, at 7:30pm ET to celebrate the coming of A Whole New Engineer.


Dave Goldberg


Dave Goldberg is President of Big Beacon, a non-profit organization founded as a movement for the transformation of engineering education. Author of the widely cited bestseller Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning and co-founder of ShareThis, Inc., Dave now works now works with individuals, organizations, and networks around the world to collaboratively disrupt the status quo.

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