“If the power supplies aren’t happy, nothing else in the system is happy” – Ken Grob, Elma Electronic
What do drone dodgeball, chassis management, and RF and optical backplane standards have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast of course! First, we check out how the University of Zurich is changing the course of drone development with a little help from event cameras, specialized … Read More → "How Happy is Your Chassis?"
In this week’s podcast, we are tackling two of the biggest themes at this year’s Embedded Tech Trends Conference: SOSA (Sensor Open Systems Architecture) and artificial intelligence processing at the edge. First up, I take a closer look at SOSA with Rodger Hosking from Pentek. Rodger and I discuss the role SOSA will have in the war fighting technology, what the future holds for … Read More → "Super Standards to the Rescue"
“I’m not deaf. I’m ignoring you.” T-shirt wisdom
Devo and The Tubes warned us this would happen: it’s de-evolution, or the completion backwards principle. We’re regressing. It’s not our imagination. Our computers really are getting slower.
Okay, so maybe not the entireRead More → "Why Your Computer is Slower Than a 1970s PC"
Evolution takes center stage this week’s episode of Fish Fry! To start things off, I investigate how a baby ostrich and a robotic dinosaur on a treadmill might have just helped solve the mystery of the evolution of avian flight. Next, I chat with Rob Persons (Artseyn Embedded Technologies) about the evolution of tactical systems and the role encryption will play … Read More → "Survival of the Fittest"
“You have to fight against being an antique.” – Burt Lancaster
Constant improvement brings constant obsolescence. When we keep updating our operating systems, processors, DRAM, and applications, we also leave behind the old apps and data that we used to use.
Normally, that’s not a huge problem. Most programs are backward-compatible with their predecessors. You can … Read More → "Resurrecting 1980s Computers"