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Comment: Re: Zap Box - Max The Magnificent - 10/30/2014
Modifying the Center of Balance for Surface-Mount Components
Blog  
10/30/2014   23 comments
An EE Times community member poses an interesting question: Could the manufacturers of SMD components modify their center of balance?
Analog Faceplate Design Decisions: Art or Science?
Max’s Cool Beans  
10/30/2014   19 comments
Creating industrial designs, like new faceplates for use in antique analog meters, is part art and part science.
Lattice & Forza Announce Fully Reconfigurable Image Sensor
News & Analysis  
10/29/2014   2 comments
Smart sensors open a wealth of application possibilities in automobiles, homes, and factories, to name but a few -- anywhere sensors are to be found, in fact.
Comment: Re: ebay - Max The Magnificent - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: ebay - Max The Magnificent - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: ebay - Max The Magnificent - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: ebay - Max The Magnificent - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: ebay - Max The Magnificent - 10/29/2014
Comment: Re: ebay - Max The Magnificent - 10/29/2014
Mentor Enhances Multi-Board PCB System Design Capabilities
News & Analysis  
10/28/2014   2 comments
xSD Systems Designer supports system-wide partitioning and re-partitioning of functions to different boards.
Free CircuitMaker PCB Tool From Altium
News & Analysis  
10/28/2014   17 comments
Circuit Maker from Altium is targeted at hobbyists and makers, or people who are just starting to get into PCB design.
Comment: Re: Amazon - Max The Magnificent - 10/28/2014
Where Are the Ceramic Vacuum Tube Holders of Yesteryear?
Max’s Cool Beans  
10/28/2014   60 comments
One of the problems Max has left on the back-burner is how he's going to attach his giant vacuum tubes to the top of his Ultra-Macho Prognostication Engine.
Comment: Re: Cool - Max The Magnificent - 10/28/2014
Comment: Re: Cool - Max The Magnificent - 10/28/2014
Building a Pair of Animatronic Robot Eyes
Max’s Cool Beans  
10/27/2014   17 comments
In order to learn about servos, Max Maxfield decided to build a pair of animatronic robot eyes.
Firtiva Free Video-on-Demand Website Poised to Go Live
Blog  
10/27/2014   1 comment
Patented video-on-demand system gives a win-win-win for viewers, sponsors, and content providers.


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Analog Faceplate Design Decisions: Art or Science?
Max Maxfield
19 comments
My degree is in Control Engineering -- a core of math with "surrounding subjects" of electronics, mechanics, and hydraulics and fluidics. The only official programming I did as part of ...

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
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As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...