I have strong analog skills. What would be a great class would be a class to show example of how to take advantage of FPGA's in an all analog world. The mention of "Hampster" who created a transmitter to broadcast S-O-S is fascinnating to me. It leads directly into Direct Digital syntheses, which was starting to be a hot button at a former life.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.