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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?


I see switches everywhere: toggle switches, slider switches, rotary switches, pushbutton switches, magnetic switches, reed switches, mercury switches, smart switches, and… the list goes on.


Someone has created a song by taking Pi, assigning each number to a note, and adding harmonies. The result is strangely captivating.


In my presentation "What the FAQ is an FPGA?" we will rend the veils asunder and reveal all, so attendees had best wear dark glasses.


My mother is convinced that I'm a prodigy (for some reason she spells it "i-m-b-e-c-i-l-e"), but it may be that innate genius lies dormant in all of us.


I once met Steve Wozniak, or he once met me (it's hard to remember the nitty-gritty details).


This little robot arm continually points to the current location of the International Space Station (ISS).