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It’s Time to Look at Jupiter!
On Monday 26 September 2022, Earth and Jupiter will be only 365 million miles apart, which is around half of their worst-case separation.
The Dielectric Constant of Cheese
Much like a Pavlovian dog, there are certain words that trigger a drooling response from your humble narrator, one of which is “cheese.”
You Need to Get Toit!
Toit is an open-source language for the ESP32 family of chips. As far as I’m concerned, this webinar will be a “must see” event.
We’re Going Back to the Moon!
The launch window for the Artemis I mission to the Moon is currently scheduled for 8:33 a.m. to 10:33 a.m. EDT on Monday, August 29th.
Just Call Me Marge
Fortunately, as an engineer, I’m trained to handle emergencies, so I didn’t panic…
It’s not often you get to meet an 11-year-old with a ham radio license who is building a giant helical antenna to communicate with the ISS.
My Friend John (RIP)
As fate would have it, our rendezvous with destiny at the duck pond was not to be.
Ready for a Brain-Computer Interface Implant?
It’s easy to envisage a not-so-distant future when sophisticated brain-computer interfaces become available for general-purpose infotainment use.
Canadian Zombies, Eh?
My cousins in Alberta are going to be less than pleased to hear that they have only a 50% expected survival rate in the event of a zombie apocalypse.
You Can’t Reinvent the Wheel (Or Can You?)
Watching this video caused me to wander off into the weeds looking at a weird and wonderful collection of wheeled implementations.
Webinar: Meet the Arduino Portenta X8
Although it’s only the size of a stick of chewing gum, this little beauty boasts nine processor cores and is preloaded with the Linux operating system.
Fighter Pilots Meet Augmented Reality
Put the pilot in a real plane but simulate enemy planes using the latest and greatest in augmented reality (AR) technology – Brilliant!