Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 4   >   >>
Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 4:48:49 PM
NO RATINGS
@betajet: I switched to reporting my age in hexadecimal a while back.  That changes your 57 to 39.

I like it!!!  That's how I'm going to bill my birthday in 20 days time -- it's going to be my 3916th birthday!

betajet
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
betajet   5/9/2014 4:34:28 PM
NO RATINGS
Max wrote: I prefer to think of my forthcoming birthday as the 36th anniversary of my 21st birthday LOL

I switched to reporting my age in hexadecimal a while back.  That changes your 57 to 39.  When I hit 43, I wasn't sure hexadecimal was a good idea, so I had to think about it: "2B or not 2B, that was the question".  [ducks]

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 4:33:08 PM
NO RATINGS
@Betajet: He also warns about people becoming too dependent on such an apparatus.

I've been mulling over the idea for a blog on augmented reality -- this was going to be one of my points -- maybe this would also make a good topic for the Alumni Breakfast at EELive! 2015

PS The punched cards you gave me are sitting proudly on the bookselves in my office...

 

betajet
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
betajet   5/9/2014 4:25:41 PM
NO RATINGS
E. M. Forster describes something very much like the Internet in The Machine Stops (1909).  He also warns about people becoming too dependent on such an apparatus.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 4:17:24 PM
NO RATINGS
@perl_geek: See his biography, "The Dream Machine"

I've added The Dream Machine to my Amazon Wish List

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: net neutrality
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 4:15:07 PM
NO RATINGS
@Quintadad: Just to get back on topic, I really apppreciated the video.

I must admit I was very impressed with the video -- whether you agree with it or not, this is a fantastic vehicle to get a lot of information across in a very efficient way.

perl_geek
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
perl_geek   5/9/2014 4:12:10 PM
NO RATINGS
One man likely did dream of something like the Web back then; JCR Liklider. See his biography, "The Dream Machine"   https://www.librarything.com/work/2051

Nearly  all the developments that make up today's Net can be traced back through his students. It's almost enough to make one a conspiracy theorist.

You might like to take a look at this article: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/09/net_neutrality_explained_and_how_to_get_a_better_internet/ for more information.

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 3:46:06 PM
NO RATINGS
@antedeluvian: ...On my wife's 57th (39 for the 19th time)...

I prefer to think of my forthcoming birthday as the 36th anniversary of my 21st birthday LOL

 

antedeluvian
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
antedeluvian   5/9/2014 2:43:27 PM
NO RATINGS
Max, Jim

 57 and 57

I guess this is double-Heinz.

On my wife's 57th (39 for the 19th time) I found a Heinz bottle of something with a huge 57 emblazoned on the side and made it into a birthday card.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 2:33:05 PM
NO RATINGS
@jimwilliams: I thought to myself, that's a world wide web.

What you should have been thinking is "What on Earth did my mother put in this milk?"

<<   <   Page 2 / 4   >   >>


Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
The LTC®6363 is a low power, low noise, fully differential ...
Vincent Ching, applications engineer at Avago Technologies, ...
The LT®6375 is a unity-gain difference amplifier which ...
The LTC®4015 is a complete synchronous buck controller/ ...
10:35
The LTC®2983 measures a wide variety of temperature sensors ...
The LTC®3886 is a dual PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous ...
The LTC®2348-18 is an 18-bit, low noise 8-channel ...
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...