When it comes to writing, have you ever wondered what the difference is between active voice and passive voice? Have you ever heard someone say you shouldn’t split an infinitive and thought (a) “What does that even mean?” and (b) “I wonder if I would … Read More → "‘H’ is for “Horribly Confusing”"
Earlier today as you are reading this (assuming you are reading it on Tuesday 6th September, which is when it’s scheduled to post on the EE Journal website), I gave my presentation to the MSc students studying Embedded Computing at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
In Part 1 of my soon-to-be-famous Let’s Read Our Little Cotton Socks Off mega-mini-series, we closed with my noting that much of what I know (or, at least, what I think I know) leads me to believe that life in one form or … Read More → "Let’s Read Our Little Cotton Socks Off (Part 2)!"
Earlier today as I pen these words, I was video conferencing with one of my friends regarding a project on which we’re working. We’ll call my chum Brian (because that’s his name). Although he’s a young whippersnapper who has braved only a scant 55 cold and gray winters, Brian told me that he’s becoming increasingly conscious as to how fleeting is our … Read More → "Let’s Read Our Little Cotton Socks Off! (Part 1)"
In my previous column, I commenced the task of cogitating and ruminating on what I might do to put food on the table if I inadvertently wandered into a timeslip and found myself transported back to the late 1930s or early 1940s. Just to increase … Read More → "Building a Computer, Should You Inadvertently Travel Back in Time (Part 2)"