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Kyle Chan and I created these costumes over the last 5 months. The initial designs were based on an earlier version of the piece. Its costume was an early piece from Cyber Optix. The process was as follows: Sketching initial ideas. The more interesting costumes are conceptual planets. They have their own rings which can […]
Elecia White has released her new book on O’Reilly media, “Making Embedded Systems: Design Patterns for Great Software.” Her initial motivation was to guide another good engineer into arcane and relatively undocumented world of firmware and embedded systems. Disclosure: She’s a friend and I have provided comments on some chapters…and an interview question. If you […]
I usually follow these stories when they happen in the software world because there are so few female hardware engineers that we are mostly ignored. However, this time two events have happened that really made me take notice: 1. Finally a female engineer is on the cover of Wired (Note: I have not verified this […]
[vsw id=”ne4FsCTVtyo” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Yes, it’s a twitter appliance for your dog. Yes, you must replace the battery. Why wasn’t it designed it use a USB recharging method? Are they unaware that twitter users tend to be pretty savvy? And why so big? Given that it is using a local wireless channel, it […]
Wow. I am impressed. You can barely hear Obama talk under water. And yes, I do get to do this type of thing at work.