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Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Gough Lui

Welcome to the seventh installment of a special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!” — highlighting the movers and shakers in the Maker space.  In this month’s episode, my guest is Dr. Gough Lui! Dr. Gough and I chat about creating the product review section of his website called “Dr. Gough’s Review Challenge” and what sets his reviews apart from other technology/component reviews. We also discuss his role as a top member of the element14 community, the details of his recent blog post about a crude inverter design and how a gift … Read More → "Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Gough Lui"

A New Anti-Piracy Server Certification Protocol and A New Way to Simplify Quantum Computers

In honor of the SEMICON West 2021 and the Design Automation Conference that took place in San Francisco this week, my guest is Bob Smith from ESD Alliance. Bob and I are chatting about a new anti-piracy server certification protocol for software license management and why this kind of server certification protocol is needed now more than ever before. Also this week, I take a closer look at a new simplified quantum computer developed by a team of researchers at Stanford University. (Spoiler Alert: They use off the shelf parts!)

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The Fantastic Road Forward: The Future of 3D IC Design and the Discovery of Self-Replicating Living Robots

This week’s podcast is all about the future of 3D IC tools and methodologies and the newest advancement in xenobot research. Vinay Patwardhan (Cadence Design Systems) and I discuss the challenges engineers experience when designing 3D chips, where existing 3D-IC tools and methodologies fall short, and what type of analysis we need for a 3D stack system as opposed to a standard chip design. Also this week, I investigate how a group of researchers from the University of Vermont, Tufts University, and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have discovered a brand new form … Read More → "The Fantastic Road Forward: The Future of 3D IC Design and the Discovery of Self-Replicating Living Robots"

Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! OKdo

We are switching things up for our sixth installment of my 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 guests are Katie Clubb and Richard Curtin from OKdo! Katie, Richard and I chat about OKdo’s mission to encourage inspiration with the Okdo Projects Hub, how you can recycle your pre-loved Raspberry Pis with their new Okdo Renew Program and how they are encouraging STEM education throughout the world.

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The Indy Autonomous Challenge

On your mark. Get set. Let’s fry some fish! In this week’s podcast I am happy to bring in Joe Speed from ADLINK to talk all about the Indy Autonomous Challenge, the first autonomous race car competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Joe and I dig into some of the behind-the-scenes work at this first of its kind autonomous challenge including details of the ADLINK AVA-3501 series rugged edge platform that was supplied to each of the teams, the IAC base vehicle software, and more!

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Superhuman Code, Semantic Analyzers, and Automated Debugging: How Machine Programming Will Change the Future of Electronic Engineering

What if we could improve engineering productivity by 1000% and decrease debugging by 50%? In this week’s podcast, we investigate how machine programming will help us do all of this and more!  Justin Gottschlich (Principal AI Scientist & Director/Founder of Machine Programming Research at Intel Labs) joins me for a deep dive into the world of machine programming. We take a closer look at the motivation behind the development of this pioneering research initiative, the … Read More → "Superhuman Code, Semantic Analyzers, and Automated Debugging: How Machine Programming Will Change the Future of Electronic Engineering"

Every Breath You Take: Imec and miDiagnostics Launch a Revolutionary Breathalyzer Test for COVID-19 and Beyond

In this episode of Fish Fry, Peter Peumans (Imec) joins me to discuss an exciting breakthrough in COVID-19 testing spearheaded by miDiagnostics and Imec. We take a closer look at what sets this new kind of testing method apart from other testing methods on the market today, the details of Imec’s silicon chip technology that lies at the heart of this new technology, and how this kind of testing method could revolutionize how we test for other infectious diseases in the future. Also this week, we check out a new 3D printing method developed by a team of … Read More → "Every Breath You Take: Imec and miDiagnostics Launch a Revolutionary Breathalyzer Test for COVID-19 and Beyond"

Learning Reality: Seoul Robotics’ 3D Perception Software with Deep Learning and Cell Variability May Unlock AI Learning

In this week’s podcast, HanBin Lee (CEO – Seoul Robotics) and I chat about their innovative 3D perception software with deep learning, what sets it apart from other 3D computer vision software solutions on the market today, and the details of their plug-and-play LiDAR perception system called Voyage. Also this week, we take a closer look at a new research study coming out of the Imperial College London that suggests that variability between brain cells might speed up learning and improve the performance of … Read More → "Learning Reality: Seoul Robotics’ 3D Perception Software with Deep Learning and Cell Variability May Unlock AI Learning"

The Future of IoT As We Know It – How Multi-Technology Collaboration will Shape the Next Wave of IoT Innovation

What do swarming robots, LoRa, and the future of IoT communications have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast!  We start things off with an investigation into a new robotic research project developed by Notre Dame assistant electronic engineering professor Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin. We take a closer look at the details of these new swarming robots and how they maneuver in challenging environments and accomplish difficult tasks collectively. Also this week, Rémi Lorrain (Semtech) joins us to discuss the differences between LoRa and LoRaWAN, what the collaboration between Swam technologies and Semtech looks like, and how LoRa will … Read More → "The Future of IoT As We Know It – How Multi-Technology Collaboration will Shape the Next Wave of IoT Innovation"

Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Duino

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 his Dr. Duino brand got started with a little help from from Kickstarter, what his creation the “Goonie Box” is all about and how the … Read More → "Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! Dr. Duino"

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