This week’s podcast is all about The ElephantEdge Challenge and how you can help build the world’s most advanced elephant tracking collar. Adam Benzion (Co-Founder – Hackster.io) joins us to discuss the details of The ElephantEdge Design Challenge, what The OpenCollar initiative is all about, … Read More → "The ElephantEdge Challenge: Developing The World’s Most Advanced Elephant Tracking Collar"
“It’s just 1s and 0s. How hard can it be?”
Here’s the ultimate debugging challenge. You’re presented with a string of 20,000 binary bits and told you have to identify it – what it does, how it works, and what machine it’s written for. Unfortunately, you don’t have a disassembler. Or any source code. In … Read More → "An Epic Feat of Reverse Engineering"
In Part 1 of this two-part mini-series, we noted that there are trillions of dollars’ worth of equipment in factories around the globe. Also, that if any of these devices — pumps, motors, generators, fans, etc. — stop working unexpectedly, they can disrupt the operations of the … Read More → "I Just Created my First AI/ML App! (Part 2)"
“I don’t like nostalgia unless it’s mine.” – Lou Reed
If the phrase “DTACK grounded” means anything to you, welcome, friend. You are officially a member of the retro-techno computer engineers’ club. Hail fellow well met.
You’re probably already busy enough with your real job, but if you want a … Read More → "Wallowing in 68K Nostalgia"
I’m currently scampering around my office with a great big beaming smile plastered all over my face because I just created my very first artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning (ML) application… and it works!
When people hear the terms AI and ML, very often their knee-jerk reaction is to think about machine vision and things like object detection and … Read More → "I Just Created my First AI/ML App! (Part 1)"
I love science and technology. I also love beer and bacon sandwiches, but that’s nothing to do with this column, so don’t try to distract me. Generally speaking, I like to think I have a ringside seat at the forefront of technology. Recently, however, I must admit to starting to fear I was no longer riding the crest of the technology wave with regard … Read More → "Why, Hello FPGA and AI — How Nice to See You Together!"