Going out for fabrication soon. Project we're working on in Planar Microwave class (UW EE Master's Program).
When you get your Apple Card, you're invited to hold your phone near the card to activate it. I wondered if it was communicating with the card or something in the packaging. One destructive outburst later, I had my answer. An NFC device inside the packaging: A quick download of the "Hold" app from the … Continue reading NFC and Apple Card
The e-moto has five processors to manage performance and app-based connectivity, according to HD’s chief engineer for EV Technology, Sean Stanley.TechCrunch, "Inside Harley-Davidson’s EV shift with a ride on its LiveWire" I would very much like to 1) own a LiveWire (had the pure joy of a demo ride back in August) and 2) learn more … Continue reading Embedded LiveWire
https://digitstodollars.com/2019/09/26/the-heat-death-of-5g/ 5G phones get hot. Really hot. Probably not hot enough to ignite your battery (probably), but enough to generate a definite burning sensation in your pants pockets....
This past weekend, I was excited to see that the cosmonauts on the Space Station were commemorating Yuri Gagarin's flight into space with a special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) broadcast. I hadn't set up the antenna since we moved into our new home, so I took this as the perfect opportunity to do so. I … Continue reading 2019 April Space Station SSTV Event
An (overly) ambitious title for the post notwithstanding, Simon Dowling offers a fair number of actionable insights on this quick read on the Venturi Group blog, including this: As a CTO you are not there just to further your own agenda, not to just ‘look good’, but to drive the company forward as a whole. You are … Continue reading How to go from Developer to CTO
A firm warning about career blind spots from the Harvard Business Review couched in an amusing metaphor. Having assessed over 2,000 CEOs and over 18,000 C-suite leaders since 1995, we are struck by how often careers of talented executives stall or even derail because of seemingly trivial issues, many of which are utterly fixable. We … Continue reading Don’t let the dangerously innocuous pandas maul your career