I believe that in order to have a Brave New World, I am required to become a Brave New Matt; one who is critical, optimistic, uncertain, open-minded, honest, compassionate, and honorable. I will continuously strive to be that person, for you the reader, for my communities, for the world, and for myself.
Another year has gone by, undoubtedly it has been one filled with its share of ups and downs. As 2018 approaches its closing, I have decided to write and share a review of it (from my perspective) with all of you. In this review I would like to highlight some of the most influential moments, medias, and things, which had a large impact on me and contributed towards shaping who I am as a person going into the year ahead.
During the month of March, many engineering students across Canada participate in the Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer where they receive their iron ring. Matthew Primeau of Carleton University participated in this ritual recently and shared with NEM a thoughtful memoir of what led him to pursue an engineering degree and what he hopes to accomplish with it.