What? That .Sucks! Max’s Cool Beans 3/18/2015 2 comments The folks in charge of the Internet are opening up all sorts of top-level domain names, and the guys and gals at Vox Populi have landed '.sucks'
Sons of Murphy's Laws Max’s Cool Beans 3/11/2015 14 comments 'If there is a possibility of several things going wrong, the one that will cause the most damage will be the one to go wrong..." and other truths for our time.
So Many Projects; So Little Time Max’s Cool Beans 3/11/2015 Post a comment In which we discover the current state of play with regard to Max's ongoing hobby projects, including his Prognostication Engines, BADASS Display, and Vetinari Clock.
Wondrous Wizard Wars Max’s Cool Beans 2/18/2015 32 comments Have you ever seen someone pull a four-foot Tiki Torch out of a chip/crips bag? Think "Mary Poppins," but in front of a live audience and without a table to hide any shenanigans.
Fascinating Factoids to Peruse & Ponder Max’s Cool Beans 2/11/2015 17 comments The US Navy's new electromagnetic railgun can launch projectiles at up to Mach 7 and hurl them 100+ nautical miles, and that's just one of the fascinating factoids in this fun-filled extravaganza!
RTOS Smackdown @ ESC Boston 2015 Max’s Cool Beans 2/5/2015 31 comments In this session at ESC Boston 2015, some of the leanest, meanest, coolest, hottest contenders in the RTOS multi-universe will take it in turns to explain why their RTOS is the bestest of the best.
May 29, 2057 -- Mark the Date! Max’s Cool Beans 1/15/2015 34 comments In which Max starts to cogitate and ruminate over the types of embedded systems we might expect to see by the time his 100th Birthday celebrations commence.
Is it Time for Tea? Max’s Cool Beans 1/12/2015 31 comments If you like to drink your tea over period of time and you want to keep it hot, then a cast iron teapot heated by a tealight candle is the way to go.
Selfies 2.0 Max’s Cool Beans 1/6/2015 17 comments This super-simple device provides you with the ability to take a new generation of selfies that will make your friends green with envy.
Just Call Me 'King of the Salad People' Max’s Cool Beans 1/5/2015 137 comments As part of his New Year's resolutions, Max has promised his dear old mom that he will lose 60 pounds, which -- amongst other things -- means giving up alcohol. (Oh, the humanity!)
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole1 Comment Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...