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David Ashton   1/14/2013 10:59:43 PM
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"This Arduino board has a much better bounce than the Raspberry Pi!"

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David Ashton   1/14/2013 11:01:28 PM
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New uses for old ISA PC cards: No. 235....

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David Ashton   1/14/2013 11:06:29 PM
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"Wow! The on-board accelerometer says you've set the record for delivery speed!

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David Ashton   1/14/2013 11:08:41 PM
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Now all we have to do is get the electronics miniaturised into a shuttlecock head and then we can go see the folks at Wii....

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Doug_S   1/14/2013 11:20:46 PM
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Everyone wanted to get their licks in on the new board design, but nobody wanted to be the last to touch it.

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elPresidente   1/15/2013 5:38:56 AM
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The interns were hopelessly misguided, after being instructed to go play pong with the Atari before writing their game emulator.

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tangey   1/15/2013 10:04:58 AM
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During their tea-break, the boffins while a way some time with the "in-to-net"

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Gary.Hannon   1/15/2013 4:38:22 PM
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I do say, why toss a design over to software when you can thump it over with some Pizzazz?

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bnowak0   1/15/2013 8:17:49 PM
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Engineering and Quality battle it out to determine whose side the latest defective product lands on.

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TarraTarra!   1/15/2013 9:19:34 PM
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BOARDMINTON: Smashing boards has never been such fun!

Don.Swaab
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Don.Swaab   1/16/2013 1:24:35 AM
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Engineering is my racket. What's yours?

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Don.Swaab   1/16/2013 1:24:53 AM
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It improves morale when team members meet informally to bat around a new design.

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jscott_osi   1/16/2013 4:36:58 PM
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It's a hardware problem!... No, it's a software problem!... Hardware!... Software!

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pumpya   1/16/2013 7:44:10 PM
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Face it Mr. Book, you have no clue what tossing the idea around means, do you? Or Take that Ms. Google, I can do better search than just tossing something over!

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skal_jp   1/16/2013 11:20:45 PM
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This new stress test method is really cool!

skal_jp
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skal_jp   1/16/2013 11:25:31 PM
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Teardown is like tennis: smash and reverse.

elPresidente
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elPresidente   1/18/2013 3:46:39 AM
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Pixar's new movie....Voll-E

bnowak0
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bnowak0   1/18/2013 8:51:09 PM
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Looks like we still need to put more effort into debouncing this circuit.

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gnomus   1/18/2013 9:13:36 PM
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The politics became so bad at the company that management installed a tennis court in engineering so 'hot-potato' projects could be whacked back and forth.

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sudo   1/19/2013 4:12:53 AM
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As the young engineers were instructed to clean up the back of the lab, they soon found that the old ISA board flies really well and the ferrite core memory panel makes a good net. They just didn't know what those things were...

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waaromikke   1/19/2013 5:35:13 PM
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The interns were let loose and the system under worst case conditions test was in full swing.

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RickChuck   1/19/2013 6:47:59 PM
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The engineers were intent on taking agile development to a new level.

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NoNIckName_#2   1/19/2013 8:22:08 PM
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The new Highly Accelerated Life Test procedure has put the fun back in testing.

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NoNIckName_#2   1/19/2013 8:24:04 PM
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The airodynamics of this new design really sucks!

elPresidente
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elPresidente   1/19/2013 11:01:40 PM
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Really bad 'minton

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elPresidente   1/19/2013 11:05:32 PM
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There's nothing as good, for an EE, as a game of Boardminton during lunch

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dadeus   1/21/2013 11:08:50 AM
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Management's practice of empowering the interns took a wrong turn in the QA department and got a bit out of hand.

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dadeus   1/21/2013 11:10:27 AM
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Hey, the sales team is at an off-site team building exercise so why shouldn't we?

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Parreco   1/21/2013 3:53:25 PM
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The selling features of the product versus its actual capabilities....the on-going, back and forth squabble between Marketing and Engineering!!

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Redandgearhead   1/21/2013 4:01:31 PM
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Oh nonononononono! This is a production problem, not an engineering problem. You didn't implement my design correctly.

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Chuck.Hill   1/21/2013 4:40:26 PM
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So this is how marketing decides which projects to fund.

bwmetz0
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bwmetz0   1/21/2013 5:07:23 PM
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And the concept of bit banging was born.

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bwmetz0   1/21/2013 5:12:34 PM
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Unintended Acceleration: Driver vs. Toyota Engineer

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bwmetz0   1/21/2013 5:19:30 PM
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"To get a date with Shelly you have to first beat her at Whack-A-Card"

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NoNIckName_#2   1/22/2013 1:51:49 AM
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Cal thinks it'll take a little top spin to make his new line card dip under budget.

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tonym924   1/22/2013 3:04:22 AM
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Carl and Melanie were thrilled to perform the ground bounce measurements on the new board design.

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David Ashton   1/22/2013 9:20:55 AM
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When the boss told us to get together and throw around a few ideas on the new board, I never thought it would be so much fun!

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David Ashton   1/22/2013 9:23:45 AM
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We're checking out the new board's net-working capabilities!

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David Ashton   1/24/2013 10:03:07 PM
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"SMD is the way to go. Those old TO-92 transistors used to snag in the racquet strings..."

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ost0   1/25/2013 7:46:04 AM
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"The new ISO-1337 quality certification requires this circuit to withstand a set of 16 buggy whips"

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NoNIckName_#2   1/25/2013 11:40:03 PM
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The traction on these anti-static floor mats is awesome!

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eewiz   1/26/2013 4:04:46 AM
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Lets stress test this PCB made in china. Oh no it breaks easily. cheap quality.

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Munster   1/26/2013 5:28:19 PM
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Until recently, Jackie thought of Herb as a Board-ing person.

David Ashton
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David Ashton   1/27/2013 4:04:42 AM
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"There's no budget for vibration test equipment, so the boss figured this would do instead!"

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ARasmussen   1/28/2013 4:05:00 PM
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Hey, this "percussive troubleshooting" is rather fun.

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OmegaMan   1/28/2013 8:22:36 PM
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They're testing a new method for wireless transmission.

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NoNIckName_#2   1/30/2013 4:18:58 PM
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Who knew that Stephi Graf moonlights as a test engineer?

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bnowak0   1/31/2013 8:38:46 PM
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Gain. Set. Latch.

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Denis.Giri   2/4/2013 9:23:20 AM
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Board going back and forth between hardware and software: who will mark the bug last ?

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M_S   2/5/2013 9:40:18 PM
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A new take on tossing the design over the wall to production! It gets volleyed back & forth over the net.

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