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Word of Mouth
0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8dbd0003Good Gig is Word of Mouth's series of conversations with people who've landed their dream jobs. Spanning the country and all manner of fields, Good Gig looks inside the lives of people who love what they do, through and through.

Good Gig: Professional Science Geek Howard Eglowstein

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Good Gig is a series of conversations with individuals who have landed their dream job.

Howard Eglowstein’s Good Gig involves working to encourage girls in the computer science and math areas for a company called Science Buddies.  They give kids ideas and guidance for science fair projects that deviate from the well-trod robotics and erupting volcano paths. Howard’s background in tinkering started with toy making, but he's always been a creator.

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One project Howard describes, involves putting RFID (Radio Frequency Identification tags inside bells to create a musical instrument with the help of a computer.

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Credit Courtesy of Howard Eglowstein
Project that uses RFID technology and bells to create a musical instrument.

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Credit Courtesy of Howard Eglowstein
Detail shot of RFID project.

Have you got a good gig? We’re always looking for guests for our Good Gig series, so if you love your job, we want to know about it, especially if it’s a gig few people do or think of as “work”.

You can go to our Facebook page and tell us about what you do, or send a brief email to wordofmouth@nhpr.org and put “Good Gig” in the subject line.

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