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Max's Cool Beans
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8/30/2013   20 comments
In which we discover all sorts of weird, wacky, beautiful, and thought-provoking things.
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Feast Your Eyes on My ASR-33 Teletype Terminal
Blog  
8/29/2013   63 comments
I just took possession of the most amazing ASR-33 Teletype Terminal that's equipped with a keyboard, printer, paper tape reader, paper tape punch, and copy holder.
Graduate's Choice – Industry or More Academia?
Blog  
8/29/2013   28 comments
Once you get your Master's degree, is it better to stay in academia and take a PhD, or should you move over into industry and start working on real-world problems?
EE Times Week-in-Review Online Chat: The Demise of Moore's Law
Blog  
8/28/2013   10 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
Got MIPI? If Not, Lattice Will Show You How
News & Analysis  
8/28/2013   2 comments
Lattice's new reference designs for MIPI DSI and CSI TX/RX help designers overcome the challenges of integrating camera and display capabilities in their systems.
Got Zuken? There's a New Enterprise-Level PCB/System Design Player in Town!
News & Analysis  
8/27/2013   12 comments
In many respects, it's surprising that Zuken has managed to maintain such a low profile in the USA because they are so well known in the rest of the world.
Soldering Practices Are Insane
Blog  
8/26/2013   23 comments
Jim Smith from Electronics Manufacturing Sciences says most of the people who set industry standards don't know how to solder. They only know how to weld.
Max's Freaky Friday 3
Blog  
8/23/2013   14 comments
In which we discover all sorts of weird, wacky, beautiful, and thought-provoking things.
What's the Most Popular MCU of All Time?
Blog  
8/22/2013   17 comments
I don’t know about you, but I've certainly got some very strong opinions about this topic.
Slideshow: The Most Amazing 3D Holographic Watch in the World
Blog  
8/22/2013   28 comments
Can you imagine owning a futuristic watch accurate to a billionth of a second that presents the time in the form of an incredible 3D holographic display?
Week-in-Review Online Chat: Single-Board Computers for Under $100
Blog  
8/21/2013   8 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
Comment: Re: THIMK - Max The Magnificent - 8/21/2013
Lattice's $24.99 iCEstick FPGA Evaluation Kit
News & Analysis  
8/20/2013   10 comments
The iCEstick Evaluation Kit from Lattice Semiconductor opens the door to some very interesting design evaluations and product prototyping scenarios.
Support Your Local Hamfest
Blog  
8/19/2013   32 comments
This past weekend I visited the Huntsville Hamfest and had a wonderful time, not the least that I picked up all sorts of weird and wonderful things to play with.
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Max's Freaky Friday 2
Blog  
8/16/2013   19 comments
In which we discover all sorts of weird, wacky, beautiful, and thought-provoking "things."
What's the Best 3D S/W for My 3D Printer?
Blog  
8/15/2013   42 comments
Is there a cheap (preferably free) 3D design software package that can Save/Export as an STL file that you would recommend?
Infographic: The New Industrial Revolution
Blog  
8/14/2013   7 comments
By 2020, the number of jobs for software application developers and system developers are predicted to increase by 28% and 32%, respectively.
I Want a 3D Printer & I Want It Now
Blog  
8/13/2013   39 comments
Max Maxfield has just seen the new LulzBot TAZ desktop 3D printer, and now he can't stop thinking about how it would look in his office.
What? Electronics Engineers Who Cannot Solder?
Blog  
8/13/2013   199 comments
What do they teach electronics students at college these days? Isn't soldering one of the core skills one is expected to know?
Comment: Re: TDQ - Max The Magnificent - 8/13/2013
Week-in-Review Online Chat: Nightmare Looms for Internet of Things
Blog  
8/13/2013   17 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
Adapteva Launches PUP
News & Analysis  
8/12/2013   8 comments
Adapteva's PUP (Parallella University Program) is intended to bring parallel computing to the forefront in university engineering education.
Max's Freaky Friday 1
Max’s Cool Beans  
8/9/2013   19 comments
In which we discover an impossible material, the oldest zero in history, animations of engines, a video report of the Internet from 1981, and what is purported to be the best smartphone app ever.
Comment: Why? - Max The Magnificent - 8/9/2013
Week-in-Review Online Chat: Is Car Hacking a Concern?
Blog  
8/8/2013   32 comments
Join the EE Times editors to chat about what's been happening in electronics and engineering this week.
Infographic: Atmel's in the Driver's Seat
Blog  
8/7/2013   8 comments
The folks at Atmel seem to be especially passionate about the automotive space, probably owing to the fact the firm was one of the first semiconductor companies to enter the market.
Are We Losing the Secrets of the Masters?
Blog  
8/2/2013   135 comments
I have the sneaking suspicion that we are in danger of losing track of how to do things at the most fundamental levels.


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