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
Computer vision and is neat but I like being able to explain what I’m doing. I like knowing something all the way down to first principles. I like how the depth can inform the explanation. I also like getting things done. Sometimes, you can't get everything you want. But if you try sometimes...Read More
So what’s up with my typing robot? Has it fallen by the wayside like too many of my projects?
In a word: no. Ty has led me on a merry chase across different worlds. I’m still trying to catch up.Read More
I don’t do pair programming. Even when I worked for large and small companies, I worked mainly by myself. My notebook is my companion in design and implementation. While it lacks programming skills, it is a remarkably good listener.Read More
Arduino is an excellent prototyping platform. It is wonderful for its ease of use and speed with which to get started. I'm happy to say lots of good, heartfelt things about the whole Arduino ecosystem.
But don't ask me to use it in products.Read More
In a previous post, Andrei discussed the switch statement. In this post, he gives a more indepth review of switch and then deeply dives into the default case.
Rather than just leaving it out, default can be used to detect the impossible. Read on to handle whoopses, neutrino hits, and beer. And remember, be assertive, but be kind to your future self.Read More