Space Flight Revs Up in 2014
Rick Merritt 1 comments
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Within a year or two, the number of humans who have been to space may double, says William Pomerantz of Virgin Galactic, the company who hopes to ...
Red Pitaya Becomes a Kickstarter Success Story
Adam Carlson 2 comments
A few months ago I became acquainted with the Kickstarter project for something called the Red Pitaya. This is a physically small device, yet it carries a wealth of test ...
The Self-Driving Car Will Watch Your Every Move
Davide Santo 1 comments
Automakers are jumping at the prospects of delivering affordable autonomous mobility -- many already pledging self-driving vehicles by 2020.
Probing the PICAXE, Part 3
David Ashton 3 comments
In part 1 of this mini-series, I provided an overview of the PICAXE system and did some BASIC programming of my chip. In part 2, we looked at using the simulate" and debug ...
The History of Programmable Logic Technology
Max Maxfield 19 comments
I don't know about you, but I love to hear about the history of "stuff" -- including where things came from and how they came to be the way they are, especially when it ...
Mobile Phone Evolution Needs a Zippier Name
Michael Violette 2 comments
The mobile phone industry has made amazing things happen in the past dozen years. The hectic
pace of development has had a backward-looking perspective when we try to ...