The coffee ring effect revealed
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/18/2011 2 comments
Every now and then, some bright spark pauses for a second and says “Just a cotton pickin' moment, I wonder what’s causing that?”
Well, Morph Me!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/10/2011 2 comments
Every now and again I come up with an idea that’s way ahead of its time, but I don’t have the resources or money or time to do anything about it…
Bill Bryson on cricket
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/9/2011 9 comments
It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavors look interesting and lively; that was merely an unintended side effect.
'They're Made Out Of Meat' by Terry Bisson
Engineering Pop Culture! 8/9/2011 6 comments
In this short story by Terry Bisson we listen in on two aliens from a mechanical civilization talking about what to do with regard to their first contact with the human race.
Seeing sounds and tasting colors
Engineering Pop Culture! 8/1/2011 1 comment
One engineer sees black-and-white gate-level schematics in color. Are there any synaesthete design engineers who see black-and-white RTL in color?