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.
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.