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Programmer Translation Guide
The scary thing is that this reminds me of the scurrilous ways in which I’ve been treated by members of the programming and IT communities over the years.
Sharing an Ice Cream Sundae with John Cleese
Believe it or not, I ran into John (he told me I could call him that) at a small café just a couple of evenings ago as I pen these words.
A Max by Any Other Name Would Smell
Have you ever wondered why Bill is a common nickname for William and Dick is a common nickname for Richard?
Groping for Le Mot Juste
Tell me if you’ve heard this before, but I’m looking for a Nordic word that has a sufficiently amorphous gestalt to make it confusing to explain in Norwegian.
Beam Me Up Spotty!
I just saw an amazing video showing Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones from 2021 mixed with Spot robot dogs from Boston Dynamics.
Wow! Wireless LEDs!
Up until a couple of minutes ago, I’d never even considered the possibility of wireless LEDs. Now I feel as though my life will be incomplete without them!
Brightness -> Gamma or Gamma -> Brightness?
When playing with LEDs, should we first modify brightness and then apply gamma correction, or should we apply gamma correction first and then modify brightness?
Teaching Engineering Basics with Lego
Using a simple Lego vehicle, this video demonstrates the concepts of limiting friction, normal reaction, force direction, turning moment, center-of-gravity, and more.
Connecting Multiple Potentiometers in Parallel
Understanding what happens when multiple potentiometers are connected in parallel can be perplexing if you are a newbie to electronics.
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“Must-Attend” IoT Online Conference 8-10 Dec 2021
The return-on-investment from learning just one thing that saves you hours of work and increases your productivity can be staggeringly impressive.
Dr. Strangelove or…
Can you resist using the NUKEMAP application to drop a virtual nuclear bomb on your hometown to see what the effect would be?