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I was just introduced to a new theory that may explain how and why (or why and how) life exists. Finally, we may understand the awesomeness that is me.


The MSGEQ7 8-pin dual in-line (DIL) integrated circuit accepts an audio stream as input and splits it into seven different “frequency buckets.”


Using 144 7-segment displays powered by an Arduino Nano, and employing a rather cunning font, this clock is bound to attract attention.


Although I’ve been exposed to some amazing things in academic and research settings, I can’t recall seeing anything this versatile in the public domain.


If you are a whizz at waveforms vis-à-vis bells of a totally tubular persuasion, then any light you can shed on this subject would be very gratefully received.


One of my chums just pointed me at a rather cool website that shows you how to write your name in Egyptian Hieroglyphs. How could I resist?


You too can own one of the industry’s most sought after 2020 calendars featuring engineers’ desktops from around the world.


Should there be a “Finishing School” for electrical and electronic engineers in which they were taught a suite of real-world nitty-gritty skills?


My mind is still buzzing with what I just saw. How did binary manage to pop up out of nowhere? And why did I not spot the binary connection myself?


In which we consider some of the effects we could implement using a toggle switch and two (count them, two) unicolor LEDs.


How long will it be before robots can beat humans at any form of racket-based sport, including ping pong, badminton, and tennis?


Can you envisage one day looking up into the sky and seeing a dirigible bearing the Amazon logo filling your field of vision?