Breaking News
Comments
Garcia-Lasheras
User Rank
Blogger
Aa exciting Summer!!
Garcia-Lasheras   8/11/2014 9:17:21 PM
NO RATINGS
I'm so sorry for not going to ESC Brasil. I'm wearing my sad face right now.

I firmly know that there will be some outstandings conferences and tutorials, just as I am sure this was the case for the EE Live! show. too.

But be sure, Max, your performance will be stared amd registered.... and the non.attendants will be ready for laughing & praisisng as soon as release depending on the subject coverage ;-)

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Aa exciting Summer!!
Max The Magnificent   8/12/2014 9:43:29 AM
NO RATINGS
@Garcia: I'm so sorry for not going to ESC Brasil. I'm wearing my sad face right now.

I really wish you were going (it's your turn to buy the beers LOL)

antedeluvian
User Rank
Blogger
We want a picture
antedeluvian   8/12/2014 8:20:56 AM
NO RATINGS
Unfornuately I can't make ESC Brazil, unless someone wants to send me a ticket (with a side trip to the Iguazu Falls, please! Might as well get to another on my bucket list.).

Max, I would like a picture of you in an AFDB so I can see if you look as handsome as I do (nay, as we all do) in your photo. That's me on the extreme right, for comparison purposes.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
Max The Magnificent   8/12/2014 9:45:02 AM
NO RATINGS
@Antedeluvian: Max, I would like a picture of you in an AFDB...

If only I had a coconut for every time I've heard that one LOL

Autographed photos are available on request (for a nominal fee :-)

David Ashton
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
David Ashton   8/13/2014 6:10:30 AM
NO RATINGS
@Max: so how do we know your trip to Brazil is not faked, like the moon landings??  :-)

antedeluvian
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
antedeluvian   8/13/2014 9:31:04 AM
NO RATINGS
@ David

so how do we know your trip to Brazil is not faked, like the moon landings??  :-)

LOL

 

@ Max

If only I had a coconut for every time I've heard that one

Now you have two coconuts. Soon you'll have a coconut grove or at the very least a side-show at a local fair. You could sing "I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts" and accompany it with the theremin and ukelele.

 

 

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 9:46:57 AM
NO RATINGS
@Antedeluvian: You could sing "I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts" and accompany it with the theremin and ukelele.

Or I could sing "Yes, we have no bananas..."

mhrackin
User Rank
CEO
Re: We want a picture
mhrackin   8/13/2014 10:21:02 AM
NO RATINGS
And here I thought I was probably the only one on EET who remembers BOTH of those songs fondly, as I learned them as a young child.  I still remember them now as an extremely old child....  I am reminded of the "bananas" one (along with the original Chiquita jingle) every day: the VP/Engineering drops off a large bunch just about every morning (for the "code monkeys" that surround my cubicle. I presume) on top of the wall of my cube.  That takes care of the Chiquita one; on the days he is out of the office, it's "Yes, we have no bananas...."

I'm not surprised about you folks remembering the "no bananas" one.  Since you as a group are predominately Brits or at least ex-pats from other parts of the Commonwealth, and the songs are as I recall from an English musical, the connection is patent. 

mhrackin
User Rank
CEO
Re: We want a picture
mhrackin   8/13/2014 10:32:10 AM
NO RATINGS
After extensive exhaustive research (Wikipedia), I have determined that only the coconuts song is rooted in the English musical scene.  The bananas song is definitely American in origin, Tin Pan Alley.  Well, they SHOULD have been performed together!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 9:49:19 AM
NO RATINGS
@David: ...so how do we know your trip to Brazil is not faked, like the moon landings??  :-)

Would a picture of me in a thong convince you? LOL

That reminds me of the old Led Zeppelin song "The Thong Remains the Same" LOL

antedeluvian
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
antedeluvian   8/13/2014 9:53:46 AM
NO RATINGS
Max

That reminds me of the old Led Zeppelin song "The Thong Remains the Same" LOL

The malady lingers on...

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We want a picture
Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 9:57:39 AM
NO RATINGS
@Antedeluvian: The malady lingers on...

Of course, there's always the classic tale of life in the south during the American Civil War -- "Departed with Flatulence" (or words to that effect)

brunomusw
User Rank
Rookie
ESC Brazil, here we go!!
brunomusw   8/13/2014 5:16:17 PM
NO RATINGS
Hey Max... 

Last year I went to ESC in San Jose, it was awesome!!! Especially that I was in the US.. :)

Max after I read you post, I went to see if I could find my presentation on DIY section and I couldn't, so after some email I found mine in the DIY section...

I hope we could meet each other over there and take some picture, I hope that I could finish my gadget for ESC.. :)

 

Regards,

Bruno Muswieck

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 5:44:25 PM
NO RATINGS
@brunomusw: I hope we could meet each other over there and take some picture, I hope that I could finish my gadget for ESC.. :)

So will you be attending ESC Brazil in two weeks' time?

brunomusw
User Rank
Rookie
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
brunomusw   8/14/2014 5:53:29 PM
NO RATINGS
For shure Max, this year finally I could go, and...

I´ll do a presentation about StartUp companies in Brazil in the ES area, it´s my case... Plus in my case our company is based far away big centers of technology, it was one of the challenges... 

See you there, right?

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
Max The Magnificent   8/14/2014 6:05:26 PM
NO RATINGS
@brunomusw: For shure Max, this year finally I could go...

      Cool Beans (Happy Dance)

 

See you there, right?

      You betcha -- I'll be the one in the Hawaiian shirt

 

If you see me walking by, just shout "Max Beer" and you'll have my full attention ("Max Bacon" has much the same effect LOL)

brunomusw
User Rank
Rookie
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
brunomusw   8/15/2014 7:46:27 AM
NO RATINGS
hehehehe... Good one "Max beer".. I hope we could drink some beer time over there, the same that we had on ESC San Jose last year. I still have a really nice glass from that day....

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 9:56:01 AM
NO RATINGS
@brunomusw: I still have a really nice glass from that day....

So that's where that glass went! LOL

brunomusw
User Rank
Rookie
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
brunomusw   8/15/2014 10:15:36 AM
NO RATINGS
hehehe... I hope to have more Beer Sections in ESC Brazil.... :)

brunomusw
User Rank
Rookie
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
brunomusw   8/23/2014 11:40:32 PM
NO RATINGS
Max, the gadget is ready! See you on ESC Brazil...

DrFPGA
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
DrFPGA   8/29/2014 7:18:12 PM
NO RATINGS
Bacon beer? Maybe not?

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
Max The Magnificent   8/30/2014 3:51:30 PM
NO RATINGS
@DrFPAG: Bacon beer? Maybe not?

I did get to quaff my fair share of beer -- sadly there wasn't any bacon at the conference ,but there was some great bacon at the Brazilian Barbeque I went to ... yum yum...

antedeluvian
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
antedeluvian   8/30/2014 5:01:01 PM
NO RATINGS
Max

("Max Bacon" has much the same effect LOL)


I just got back from a fairly exotic store where they have a section of everything bacon- chewing gum, toothpicks flavoured with bacon all the way through to an alcohol shaker with the words: "what's shakin', bacon?" emblazoned on the side. I immediately thought of you.

Did you see the email I sent you about Bar Brutus, the all bacon restaurant in Montreal?

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
Max The Magnificent   8/30/2014 5:04:04 PM
NO RATINGS
@antedeluvian: Did you see the email I sent you about Bar Brutus, the all bacon restaurant in Montreal?

i did see your email, but I haven't had the time to check the website out yet (sad face)

David Ashton
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
David Ashton   8/30/2014 8:13:50 PM
NO RATINGS
@Antedeluvian....it seems Bar Brutus is not yet open, so Max'll have to wait, but the article also points to Bacon Nation which is in Toronto, aren't you there or near there?  If that's true, you should expect a visit from Max soon :-)

PS just saw they offer Bacon-wrapped deep-fried Mars Bars.... mmmmmm

Wnderer
User Rank
CEO
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
Wnderer   8/31/2014 8:29:55 AM
NO RATINGS
@David Ashton ...Bacon Nation which is in Toronto...

Bacon in Canada is not the same as bacon in the United States. Bacon in Canada is also not what the US calls Canadian Bacon. According to Wikipedia, the English speaking world can't agree on what part of a pig is bacon.

David Ashton
User Rank
Blogger
Re: ESC Brazil, here we go!!
David Ashton   8/31/2014 8:37:27 AM
NO RATINGS
@Wnderer....does not surprise me....the English speaking world does not seem to agree on much :-)

vvc0
User Rank
Manager
Maybe You've Seen This Already
vvc0   8/14/2014 4:49:11 PM
NO RATINGS
Well, since you brought up aluminum foil hats, I thought you might like to see Wierd Al's parody if you haven't already. You might ask him if it would be OK to use in your presentation as well. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-0TEJMJOhk> Hope you're not too paranoid.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Maybe You've Seen This Already
Max The Magnificent   8/14/2014 4:55:03 PM
NO RATINGS
@vvc0: ...since you brought up aluminum foil hats, I thought you might like to see Wierd Al's parody...

I have seen this video -- it's very clever -- but you really have to watch it all the way through to the very last seconds to get the full effect.

vvc0
User Rank
Manager
Re: Maybe You've Seen This Already
vvc0   8/14/2014 4:59:55 PM
NO RATINGS
Ack, looked back and saw I had pointed you to that a while ago. As they say, the mind is always the first to go (I think). Anyway, it would make a great addition to your presentation if you could get Weird Al to agree.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Maybe You've Seen This Already
Max The Magnificent   8/14/2014 5:01:38 PM
NO RATINGS
@vvc0: ...looked back and saw I had pointed you to that a while ago...

Ah, it was you!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Maybe You've Seen This Already
Max The Magnificent   8/14/2014 5:00:30 PM
NO RATINGS
@vvc0: It looks like your profile has gotten messed up -- no bio or photo/image -- you might want to re-upload this stuff



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Dr. Duino Diagnostic Shield Deduces Dilemmas in Arduino Shield Stacks
Max Maxfield
8 comments
As you are probably aware, I'm spending a lot of my free time creating Arduino-based projects, such as my Inamorata Prognostication Engine, my BADASS Display, and my Vetinari Clock.

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
20 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
15 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
46 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 ...

Flash Poll
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)