This week Dave and Chris talk about failing hardware startups, building hardware overnight, the future of wearables, distributed computing, solar efficiencies and (even more!) consolidation in the industry.
This week we have our first 4 person Amp Hour! Welcome to the Ed McMahon of The Amp Hour, Jeff Keyzer, and the young star of the maker scene, Jeremy Blum! Happy birthday to Jeremy! How do people say “Arduino”? Friend of the show and 555 contest entrant, Jason Pruitt linked here recently from his new […]
Chris apologizes for the poor audio quality on his end, it was a new setup (again) while the bench is being finished. What’s your favorite movie about engineering? Piggybacking on an article by Bill Schewber article from EEtimes. Bjork pulls apart a TV and tells us about it. WTF. “You shouldn’t let poets lie to […]
WOTW Kibi (a WOTW alum!) send in pictures of a past bench! And a past beefy power amplifier! Jeremy Blum (@sciguy14) submitted pictures of his work workbench on his personal site! Great toaster SMT reflow! Not submitted, but Steve Liebson did a video interview with Jim Williams and we get to see Jim’s lab. Events […]
Shoutouts Thanks to Mitch (@mitpatterson) for linking to us from his site! Alexander linked here too and asked about what to do when family and friends might not be interested in hearing about your latest project. Octopart now indexes Digikey as well! Electronics porn! Hi res photos of an old Microchip part. Light can get […]