“Ever since I became a parent… I feel like I’m wearing giant kaleidoscope-goggles.” – Nia Vardalos
How fat does your pipe have to be before you start seeing things that aren’t there?
Or, to ask it another way, what’s the best interface for VR headsets? That’s the question that the Read More → "VirtualLink Removes Tangles from VR Goggles"
“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – Groucho Marx
Deepfake video is here, now. With it comes the relatively easy ability to make anyone say anything you like on video. Post that video on the Internet and you have a very powerful way to disseminate credible disinformation to the world. … Read More → "Deepfake Video is Here. Reality is Fleeting."
“Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.” – Joseph Conrad
I’ll just go ahead and say it: Fog computing sounds like a stupid idea.
By that I mean it only sounds stupid. It’s actually a great idea. Rational, commonsensical. Maybe even inevitable. But it’s one of those things that won’t happen by accident, so we need … Read More → "Fog Computing Gets a Champion"
In this week’s Fish Fry, we’re following a microcontroller yellow brick road to a land where analog reigns supreme. Dave Smith (Texas Instruments) joins us to discuss the details of the “Smart Analog Combo” included in in the MSP430 family, the benefits of the configurable signal-chain elements inherent in this solution, and why the … Read More → "Adventures in Micro Land"
“Roses are red / Violets are blue / I’m schizophrenic / And so am I” – Oscar Levant
Two heads are better than one, and everyone’s stuck their head into the multicore business. Even little $1 microcontrollers have dual processor cores now, including those from MCU titan Microchip.
Just this week, Microchip announced two new (and unrelated) devices, both of which can claim a small first in … Read More → "Microchip Makes Two Small Firsts"