Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 3   >   >>
Susan Rambo
User Rank
Blogger
Re: WOW factor
Susan Rambo   3/7/2014 4:11:25 PM
NO RATINGS
You are quite efficient.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: WOW factor
Max The Magnificent   3/7/2014 4:09:43 PM
NO RATINGS
@Susan: ...robots: they aren't powered by bacon. Max, on the other hand, is.

I get 4MPR (four miles to the rasher) on a good day if there's no headwind :-)

Susan Rambo
User Rank
Blogger
Re: WOW factor
Susan Rambo   3/7/2014 10:37:13 AM
NO RATINGS
Maybe that's why Pork Farmer magazine would always beat out Embedded Systems Programming for annual industry awards. They had addiction on their side.

Susan Rambo
User Rank
Blogger
Re: WOW factor
Susan Rambo   3/7/2014 9:50:34 AM
NO RATINGS
One good thing about robots: they aren't powered by bacon. Max, on the other hand, is.

betajet
User Rank
CEO
Re: WOW factor
betajet   3/7/2014 9:44:00 AM
NO RATINGS
Susan wrote: But why is bacon such a cultural icon right now?

Wikipedia has a long item about Bacon ManiaEnjoyez-vous!

It's too early in the morning for me to look at chicken-fried bacon, but here are the money quotes:

"Arun Gupta of The Indypendent has pointed out how bacon possesses six ingredient types of umami, which elicits an addictive neurochemical response." [my bold]

"The standard joke in the restaurant chain industry goes: When in doubt, throw cheese and bacon on it."

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Whoa factor
Max The Magnificent   3/7/2014 8:54:10 AM
NO RATINGS
@Douglas: I would LOVE you to give a 5-minute Gadget Smackdown talk about your Dr Who console...

That's a brilliant way to disguise a homemade time machine, by the way -- no one would ever guess -- I'm jealous

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Whoa factor
Max The Magnificent   3/7/2014 8:52:57 AM
NO RATINGS
@Douglas: Boy oh boy!... Is that ever the truth!

LOL Will you be going to EE Live! This year? I would LOVE you to give a 5-minute Gadget Smackdown talk about your Dr Who console (if you're interested, email me at max.maxfield@ubm.com)

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Whoa factor
Max The Magnificent   3/7/2014 8:50:38 AM
NO RATINGS
@Douglas: And... apparently... without realizing that the root cause for most of such endeavors is that it's just plain fun!

Just don't step on any butterflies -- I learned that the hard way -- I do so miss the 8th wonder of the world (ooops, I mean what was that that just flew past the window behind you?)

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: WOW factor
Max The Magnificent   3/7/2014 8:40:17 AM
NO RATINGS
@Susan: But why is bacon such a cultural icon right now?

It's not a cultural icon -- it's nature's own health food.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: WOW factor
Max The Magnificent   3/7/2014 8:38:53 AM
NO RATINGS
@Susan: I don't know what's more exciting: robot apocalypse or breakfast. Both sound like fun.

If there's one thing I've learned in my travels through time, it's that you need to have a good breakfast to carry you through the next robot apocalypse.

 

<<   <   Page 2 / 3   >   >>


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
Post a comment
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
6 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
29 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
128 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)