Could This Be The Hover Board? Max’s Cool Beans 1/27/2016 3 comments It seems Max's dreams of riding his hover board around the neighborhood making even the coolest of cool kids turn green with envy may have to wait a while longer.
You Gotta See This! Max’s Cool Beans 1/26/2016 3 comments One can only imagine their sense of wonder if young kids could see these projected animations with their own eyes.
Mind-Blowing Special Effects Max’s Cool Beans 1/25/2016 8 comments When Max's dad was first exposed to modern special effects in movies, he came out of the cinema with his hair standing up on end.
How Did It Get So Late So Soon? Max’s Cool Beans 1/5/2016 26 comments The back panel created by the Makerarm multifunction robotic arm for use on Max's Capriciously Cunning Chronograph makes people gasp with delight.
Caveman Christmas Max’s Cool Beans 12/30/2015 Post a comment In this holiday round-up, Max brings us up to date as to the current state of play with regard to his ongoing Caveman Diorama project.
Who Am I? What Will a DNA Test Reveal? Max’s Cool Beans 12/22/2015 41 comments What will a DNA test divulge about Max's ancestry? Does he have any Celtic, Roman, Anglo Saxon, Viking, European, African, Middle Eastern, or Pan-Asian blood flowing through his veins?
Welcome to the Future -- Dynamic Adverts Max’s Cool Beans 11/12/2015 3 comments It may be that -- in the not-so-distant future -- everyone watching a TV program in the comfort of their own homes sees different advertising objects seamlessly embedded in the scenes.
Robotic Arm Gives Max a Hand Max’s Cool Beans 10/30/2015 3 comments When Max ran into a little problem, he contacted the founders of the Makerarm robotic arm and asked if they could... wait for it... lend a hand.
Cryptex Steampunk USB Memory Sticks Max’s Cool Beans 10/13/2015 7 comments This USB flash drive is presented in a Steampunk-esque container boasting a mechanical combination lock of a type used hundreds of years ago to keep secrets.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments