Do you recall the 1963 American comedy film — It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World — starring Spencer Tracy accompanied by an all-star cast of comedians, including Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Terry Thomas, and Phil Silvers? Well, that has nothing to do with what we’re going to talk about here.
Welcome to the fifth installment of a new special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!”, where we highlight the movers and shakers in the maker space. In this month’s episode, my guest is Guido Bonelli, founder of Dr. Duino. Guido and I discuss how art and electronic design intertwine in his life, how hisRead More → "Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Duino"
I have a friend called Bob (spelled the usual way and pronounced with a silent ‘q’). In fact, as fate would have it, I’ve been blessed with an abundance of Bobs (and that’s not something most people expect to hear themselves say on a daily basis).
In order to distinguish between members of this bodacious bunch of Bobs … Read More → "Eeek! 100 Captivating Columns and Counting"
In this week’s podcast, we start things off with a closer look at a new robotic system developed by a team of researchers at MIT called RFusion. We investigate how it combines RF information, visual data, and neural networks to find and retrieve objects with ease. (Spoiler alert: it can even find objects when they are buried under a pile and fully out of view.) Also … Read More → "Eyes on the Prize: element14’s Spy Nerd Challenge and MIT’s New Robot Finds Lost Items"
It all started with a post from one of my LinkedIn connections, Tim Davis:
“It seems like the golden age of the pure FPGA is disappearing to me. Am I right?
“The warning shot, that FPGAs were on the way out, was delivered three years ago by Xilinx … Read More → "FPGAs: Made in China"
Welcome to the fourth installment of a new special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!”, where we highlight the movers and shakers in the maker space. In this month’s episode, my guest is Kitty Yeung, founder and designer at Art by Physicist. Kitty and I discuss the variety of super cool designs she created as part of her kickstarter campaign, what her work … Read More → "Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Art by Physicist"