fish fry
Subscribe Now

Hackers, Makers, and Teachers

Ben Heck, UVM Primer, and Printing with Metal

The year is drawing to a close, and the snow is falling, but the friday fun is just heatin’ up. Our first guest is none other than Ben Heck from element14’s wildly popular engineering television series “The Ben Heck Show”. Ben gives us an exclusive preview of the next season of “The Ben Heck Show” and lets us in on how he got into this crazy business. Also this week, author Ray Salemi is here to light our way to a special place called UVM land. He’s written a new book called “The UVM Primer: A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Universal Verification Methodology” and he’s here to break UVM down into its geeky bits and pieces. Finally, we close up this week’s Fish Fry with a discussion about some innovative open source plans that could bring 3D metal printing right to your work bench. Saddle up, my friends, the fun is about to begin!

 

Click here to enter to win a BeagleBone Black courtesy of Newark element14


 

Listen to this episode

Download this episode (right click and save)

Links for December 6, 2013

Watch The Ben Heck Show

Buy a copy of “The UVM Primer – A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Universal Verification Methodology” by Ray Salemi

Pre-order a copy of “Terminated” by Ray Daniel

Scientists Build a Low-Cost, Open-Source 3D Metal Printer

Link to 3D Metal Printer design plans

More Information about the BeagleBone Black

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Jun 25, 2019
'Virtuoso Meets Maxwell' is a blog series aimed at exploring the capabilities and potential of Virtuoso RF and Virtuoso MultiTech. So, how does Virtuoso Meets Maxwell? Virtuoso now supports... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community s...
Jun 25, 2019
Over my 25 plus years of being a PCB designer I could not imaging going back to designing a PCB like I did in the late 90’s or even early 2000’s.  New technology is always being added to tools we use that helps simplify our job.  The key is making sure you'€™r...
Jun 25, 2019
During a recent visit to Seattle, I learned about the Great Seattle Fire of 1889. In less than 24 hours the entire business district, about 25 city blocks, its railway stations and several wharves were destroyed. Instead of moving the city to start over, they decided to rebui...
Jan 25, 2019
Let'€™s face it: We'€™re addicted to SRAM. It'€™s big, it'€™s power-hungry, but it'€™s fast. And no matter how much we complain about it, we still use it. Because we don'€™t have anything better in the mainstream yet. We'€™ve looked at attempts to improve conven...