My Genes Don’t Seem to Fit Max’s Cool Beans 5/24/2016 14 comments Humans have somewhere between 20,000 to 25,000 protein-coding genes, which places us somewhere between a chicken (~16,500 genes) and a grape (~30,500 genes).
Caveman Diorama: Quest for Fire Max’s Cool Beans 3/30/2016 Post a comment If all of the other elements forming the diorama turn out as well as the fire, then it looks like we're going to have something spectacular on our hands.
I Love My 4-Port Beast of a USB Charger Max’s Cool Beans 3/1/2016 22 comments Are you still living in the past, staring balefully at a single-port USB charger sitting on your desk with your lower lip quivering and a little tear rolling down your cheek?
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.