“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong
We all know that computers get faster over time, but it’s sobering to realize just how much faster they’ve gotten.
Next month will mark the 51st anniversary … Read More → "Apollo 11 vs. the USB Charger"
“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?"
Way back in the mists of time, when I was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, as I penned the first words in this quest to explore the topic of switch bounce and debounce, I actually thought it would take only one, perhaps two, columns. Sad to relate, as the days grew into weeks and the weeks grew into months, I grew into a much sadder and wiser man. … Read More → "Ultimate Guide to Switch Debounce (Part 6)"
Over the years people have frequently asked me if I have a favorite podcast episode. My answer is because I have produced so many (we will be celebrating Fish Fry’s 500th episode very soon) that I certainly could not pick a favorite. But that really isn’t true. This episode is my favorite. There, I said it. Since this episode … Read More → "VisionTech’s Dirty Dealings in ICs"
I’m afraid that I don’t know as much about imaging sensors as I would like. I was just about to say that I don’t really come into contact with these little rascals much in my daily life, but then I realized that — in reality — I’m surrounded by the little scamps.
For example, in addition to its … Read More → "Sensors, Space Probes, and Wi-Fi Cybersecurity, Oh My!"