Top 10 engineering Kickstarter projects The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/28/2012 8 comments Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has enjoyed yet another spectacular year of growth, with some incredible wins for engineering startups. Come and see some of the highest funded projects from 2012.
"Twas the night before Christmas" The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/18/2012 2 comments If you're into stuffing stockings with silicon, and lighting up your tree with LEDs, this engineering version of a Christmas classic is most definitely up your alley. Or down your chimney!
Not the end of the world, says NASA The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/17/2012 19 comments For those frantically stockpiling canned tuna in their underground bunkers or saying their final goodbyes, you're being a little melodramatic. Or just plain wrong, according to NASA.
The Sony Walkman, the best present I ever got The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/14/2012 10 comments Just over a decade after the launch of the iPod, and a year after the decommissioning of the iconic Sony Walkman, I look back with nostalgia at the best Christmas present I ever got.
iPhone 5S pictures leaked? The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/7/2012 5 comments Photos on an online forum claim to show the casing of the Apple iPhone 5S model, said to be coming soon.
Buttons could morph up on mobile screens The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/5/2012 7 comments Tactus Technology believes that a microfluidic panel mobile screen will be able to seamlessly provide pressable buttons when people want them, having them melt away when they don't.
GPU grid helping to find AIDS cure The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/1/2012 1 comment Scientists in Barcelona have been using GPUs to process the protein strains of the virus, in the hopes of eventually finding a way to stop it replicating.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.