What engineers really do…
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 2/25/2012 36 comments
Is there a difference in perception between what your friends, parents, kids, and your boss thinks you do… and what you actually do?
Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 2/22/2012 12 comments
Following my talk I received an email saying "Dear Max. I found your talk today both exciting, inspiring, and entertaining. Three of my favorites. ;-)"
Analyze FIR filters using high-school algebra
Design How-To 2/15/2012 6 comments
In this first part of a two-parter, the Filter Wizard - aka Kendall Castor-Perry - looks at some fundamental facts about FIR filter responses, using some basic math you might even remember from school.
Quick – Vote now!
Engineering Pop Culture! 2/7/2012 4 comments
It’s time to stand up and be counted – are we going to let some yahoo from “e-Book Reader” or “Netbook News” beat one of our very own at EE Times? No we are not!
How It Was: Magnetic wire recorders
Max’s Cool Beans 2/7/2012 7 comments
If asked about the history of sound recording, you might think of the phonograph, the gramophone, and the magnetic tape recorder, but what about the wire recorder?
Good Grief… Not again!
Engineering Pop Culture! 2/1/2012 7 comments
I’m starting to feel distinctly silly, because yet another electronics hobby project has failed to perform as expected…