“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” – Rita Mae Brown
You’ve got a problem. You designed a nice microcontroller-based system a few years ago and it’s selling well, with thousands of units out in the field. That’s not the problem. The problem is, now your boss wants you to add security features … Read More → "Microchip TrustAnchor Holds the Keys"
Sit down, take a deep breath, and try to relax. In a few moments, I’m going to show you a video of people (well, dummies that look like people) walking in front of vehicles equipped with pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking systems. The results will make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. I’m still shaking my head in disbelief at what I … Read More → "Eos Embedded Perception Software Sees All"
“Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.” – Burt Rutan
In this week’s podcast, we’re talking about testing, testing, and even more testing! We start things off with an investigation into a new microneedle patch developed at Rice University that is hoping to make testing for malaria easier and faster than ever before. Also this week, Geir Eide ( … Read More → "What is the Meaning of Test?"
“I can install toilets. I’m learning how to do basic wiring.” – Sandra Bullock
Why do we “install” software on our PCs, phones, and sometimes even embedded systems? Why don’t new programs just run right out of the box without going through the whole installation process?
The procedure for installing (and … Read More → "Why Do We Install Software?"