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What Are You Wearing?
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11/20/2014   6 comments
The wearables market is at $6 billion this year and is expected to rise to $33 billion by 2019. What are you wearing? What will you be wearing soon?
Comment: Re: Concept review - dcblaza - 11/7/2014
Only 11 Real Audio Designers in the World? Do You Really Need a DSP?
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11/6/2014   22 comments
Is it true that there are only 11 real audio designers in the world? Are today's low-cost, high-performance general-purpose microcontrollers pretenders to the DSP throne?
The Other Tesla
Engineering Pop Culture!  
9/29/2014   5 comments
This Indiegogo fundraiser is for a Tesla museum in the inventor's decaying lab in Shoreham, N.Y.
Why You Can't Judge a Company by Its Version 1.0 Product
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9/22/2014   2 comments
You really don't need to spend your valuable time fighting an aggravating interface or wading through bizarre logic laid out by an accountant, but...
Comment: Re: KickStarter Store - dcblaza - 9/16/2014
RadioShack: The End Is Nigh!
Engineering Pop Culture!  
9/15/2014   129 comments
Perhaps this is the natural order of business -- Darwinism and RadioShack's impending demise open the door wider for companies like SparkFun and Adafruit to grow.
FTC Action Should Make You Insecure
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9/17/2013   8 comments
Recent actions of the US Federal Trade Commission are a wakeup call that it's time to make security a top design priority.
Startup Cuts Through Lack of IoT Standards
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9/13/2013   2 comments
Seecontrol is taking a smart approach to the Internet of Things, where connectivity standards are still sadly lacking.
White Spaces Require Heavy Lifting
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8/28/2013   4 comments
Neul's goal of building an IoT network around white-space spectrum makes sense, but it will take major investments from heavy hitters to pull it off.
Samsung Unrolls Flex Display Contest
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8/15/2013   7 comments
The Korean giant will pay up to $10,000 for the best business plan based on its upcoming flexible display technology -- though specs of the displays are unclear.
Comment: questions answered - dcblaza - 8/14/2013
Car Monitor Dials Into iPhone
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8/13/2013   15 comments
Automatic is an exciting new IoT device to help you monitor your car and driving data, even though it cracks the door to car hacking a bit wider.
China Beat Google to Chromecast
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8/1/2013   13 comments
I bought a device just like Google's new Chromecast in a Chinese electronics market more than a year ago, raising questions about today's design pipeline.
Crash Sensor, First of Many Wearables
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7/23/2013   17 comments
The Icedot is the first of what may someday be a trillion sensors, many of which we will wear.
A Trillion Sensors Are on the Way
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7/15/2013   25 comments
Even the nano-nerds at Semicon West are getting excited about IoT, inviting a Fairchild MEMS expert to talk about the road ahead.


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