When a question is asked, you can take your time answering. You don’t have to say the first thing that leaps into your head. It is ok take a few seconds to review it. Or if you draw a complete blank, there are ways to stall for time as you find the words. Let me share a few of those methods.Read More
Not that long ago, tech pundits would run articles like “The biggest technology flops in history” and “Apple’s Worst Products and Biggest Failures”. These lists would always contain Apple’s Newton handheld computer. Was it a failure? I don’t think so, but you can decide for yourself.
It’s 9:31, do you know where your bits are? A lot of real time clocks use binary coded decimal or BCD to store the time. BCD isn’t a common format but you will probably run into it at some point. This time, we look at BCD and how to convert it to binary.Read More
Elecia White writes about whatever she feels like. Her Taking Apart Toys series looked at how disassembling toys can shine a light on embedded systems topics. She draws mathy comics like the Narwhal’s Guide to Bayes’ Rule, gives engineering advice as in Resilience is a Skill, and is exploring machine learning through ongoing adventures of her typing robot.Read More