“The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.” – Leontyne Price
There’s something to be said for good service. When you eat at a fancy restaurant or check in to a nice hotel, you expect exceptional service. That’s part of what you’re paying for, not just the creative … Read More → "A Modem Bundled with Time"
We hear a lot about artificial intelligence (AI) these days. The mentions are typically delivered in acronym salads that include machine learning (ML), deep neural nets (DNNs) and the other various NNs (convolutional – CNNs, recurrent – RNNs, etc.), and a pile of other technologies. Many of these are accessible only to specialists; the rest of us nod our heads sagely, pretending to understand, hoping no one calls … Read More → "Fundamental AI Concepts"
Fish Fry is flying high this week! We start things off with a little News You May Have Missed where we investigate the technology behind Glasgow, Scotland-based Kite Power Solutions. We take a closer look at out how they plan to make kite energy a commercial reality by 2025, and why their high-flying wind energy plans just got a big boost from the Imperial Department of Aeronautics and … Read More → "Up Where We Belong"
“We’re sorry. You have reached a number that has been disconnected or is no longer in service.”
It’s summer, it’s hot outside, and I’m cranky.
The weather isn’t the problem. It’s the #%$@ hardware vendors that have me steamed. Why do they seemingly go out of their … Read More → "When Companies Shoot Themselves in the Foot"
Flash memory technologists had a problem. Their customers needed more memory, and so they were trying to make the memory cells smaller so they could fit more onto a chip. But the demand was growing faster than the technology was shrinking, so they needed to get to higher densities more quickly.
The basic flash memory cell had … Read More → "High-Speed Communications: Not Just Binary Anymore"
In this week’s Fish Fry, we are celebrating the winners of this year’s Not Impossible Awards with Kevin Sellers from Avnet. Kevin and I chat about how Avnet, Hackster i.o and Not Impossible Labs are facilitating a new era of groundbreaking technology that is not only good business – but also good for people. We take a closer look at each of this year’s award-winning designs … Read More → "Help One, Help Many"