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Manual Required for Edison Model 35-A Ticker Tape Machine
Imagine the frustration if, after years of searching, you were to lay your hands on an Edison Model 35-A Stock Ticker Tape machine, but you couldn’t find a manual?
Tension Mounts as Sensor Smackdown Looms
I was feeling reasonably confident about my chances until I heard that the aptly named Nick Bild has entered one of his no-doubt awesome creations.
Meet the DrawBo Robotic Drawing Tutor
Can you imagine having a personal tutor to (a) teach your kids how to draw and (b) keep them happy, occupied, and — perhaps most importantly — quiet?
I Can Do Anything Better Than You!
Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to drop into the conversation the fact that you attended the “University of the Witwatersrand”?
Make Sure “Only” Knows Its Place
The word “only” can change the meaning of a sentence depending on its position in that sentence. If only I could remember the “only rule” I need to know.
University of Kansas Probes Secrets of Universe
A crack research team at the University of Kansas has joined the ALICE experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Not Your Grandmother’s Embedded Systems
Mark your calendar for 18 November 2020 because yours truly is to give the keynote presentation at the “Qt Goes Virt: Embedded” online event.
Resurrecting 21-Segment Victorian Displays: The Video!
Would you believe that the clever Victorians had incredibly cunning 21-segment incandescent lamp-based displays as far back as 1898?
Interviews with the Greats (and Me)
You rarely get to hear people of this caliber talk in this “fireside chat” manner, so I would advise younger engineers to take the time to listen to these industry luminaries.
Eeek! Spectacular Sensors Smackdown!
Do you have a gadget or gizmo that uses sensors in an ingenious or frivolous way? If so, claim your 15 minutes of fame at the virtual Sensors Innovation Fall Week event.
Best 4×4 Keyboard Ever?
Any suggestions for a 4×4 keypad in which the keys aren’t wobbly and you don’t have to strike a key dead center for it to make contact?
World Radio History
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