Zynq Goes Pynq Max’s Cool Beans 10/25/2016 5 comments The PYNQ-Z1 allows you to create embedded systems using the Python language and associated libraries in conjunction with the Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC FPGA.
Virtual Worlds Defy Description Max’s Cool Beans 9/1/2016 2 comments In terms of the sumptuous graphics and awesome backing soundtrack, Obduction truly is -- as folks claim -- the spiritual descendant to Myst and Riven.
How It Was Max’s Cool Beans 8/22/2016 6 comments Sometimes it's nice to take a stroll down memory lane and remind oneself as to the way things used to be...
Just call me 'Mr GQ' Max’s Cool Beans 8/19/2016 19 comments Do you ever find yourself hankering for an old-time barber giving you an old-fashioned shave involving lots of foam and a straight-edge razor?
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).
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.