A Sensor for All Seasons
Blog 10/31/2013 23 comments
Ultrasonic range sensors, infrared reflectance sensors temperature and humidity sensors, accelerometers, magnetometers, gyroscopes -- you name it, and Max Maxfield's robot will sense it.
Blog 10/29/2013 3 comments
New EE Times Blogger Alvaro Lopes (a.k.a. Alvieboy) introduces himself and explains how, even though he's a software guy, he designs hardware for fun.
Why Toyota’s Oklahoma Case Is Different
Blog 10/25/2013 37 comments
If you are an engineer or a Toyota vehicle owner, you owe it yourself to remain open-minded and read the followup story we just posted on www.eetimes.com, Toyota Case: Single Bit Flip That Killed.
Court Finds Against Samsung in Leukemia Death
Blog 10/23/2013 3 comments
It seems that a Samsung-commissioned health study denied a scientific link to leukemia cases in their factory workers -- but cited “trade secrets” as a reason not to release data supporting their findings.
Nice Circuit, Ugly Schematic
Blog 10/21/2013 35 comments
The wiring schematic is a standard part of a design’s "reveal." When it is done with the right engineering esthetic, it reflects well on the design and the designer.
Probing the PICAXE, Part 1
Blog 10/18/2013 14 comments
Although the PICAXE has limitations from the viewpoint of professional applications, PICAXE platforms are pretty much ideal for the kind of stuff David gets up to in his workshop.