Brushing up on basics and beyond with @logicalelegance new book

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 […]

How not to design for twitter

[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 […]