Max’s Cool Beans 7/16/2015 6 comments
These little rascals are surprisingly fast and extremely good at solving mazes -- maybe we should design an EETimes.com version.
Cavemen with Cameras
Max’s Cool Beans 7/9/2015 9 comments
Max's new scheme for his caveman diorama involves embedding some tiny video cameras around the cave -- Caveman Cam, if you will.
Farewell Gary Smith
Max’s Cool Beans 7/7/2015 2 comments
Many people in the industry will forever think of “Gary Smith” and “EDA” as being synonymous. He was one of a kind!
Max’s Cool Beans 7/3/2015 82 comments
Every now and then, you see someone doing something, and you think to yourself, "That person has no respect for anyone else."
Gobsmacking Graphic Novels
Max’s Cool Beans 6/29/2015 9 comments
Max recently became enthralled with a bunch of new graphic novels; now he wants to make contact with someone with whom he can discuss the little rascals.
Rounding Algorithms Can Be Tricky
Max’s Cool Beans 6/29/2015 11 comments
There's a lot more to the topic of rounding than most people think, like the fact that different software applications may do things in different ways.
How Geeks Scrapbook
Max’s Cool Beans 6/18/2015 18 comments
To what geeky hobbies do you subscribe? Do you sometimes worry that you would stand "proud in the crowd" at a geek convention?
Do You Have a Whey With Curds?
Max’s Cool Beans 5/26/2015 50 comments
In addition to cows, sheep, and goats -- cheese can also be made out of the milk from other mammals, including buffalo, reindeer, camels, and yaks.
Max’s Cool Beans 5/12/2015 9 comments
On Friday, May 15, 2015 -- O frabjous day! -- you will find me charging around the electronic flea market at Hamvention rooting through all the tasty tempting treasures on offer.
A 'Dark City' Moment at ESC
Max’s Cool Beans 5/8/2015 14 comments
Max has no idea how the authorities managed to move a massive building from one side of his hotel to the other while he was sleeping!
Introducing FPGAs to MCU Gurus
Max’s Cool Beans 5/1/2015 14 comments
Hardware guys and gals know how all this stuff works "in our bones" and we don’t understand why MCU guys and software weenies don't (LOL).