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  1. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    20/05/2017
    Maker Faire Bay Area demo
    Maker Faire Bay Area demo Particle full stack IoT...
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  2. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    21/03/2017
    Simple but Handy Electronic Test Gear
    Meters in a box.
    Sharp-eyed viewers will recognize the wooden boxes from Ikea . . .
    Wayne Yoshida
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  3. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    06/03/2017
    Mission Impossible Stuff in real life . . . But what about effects of EMI/un-intentional exposure?
    Wayne Yoshida
    Mission Impossible self-destructing gadgets not so impossible
    www.eedesignit.com A new self-destruct mechanism can destroy electronics within 10 seconds through wireless commands or the triggering of certain...
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  4. Claus Aasholm

    Claus Aasholm

    02/02/2017
    Semiconductor Q4 results are in. Graphics processors. flash memory and chips for consumer electronics have done well. Companies focus on mergers grow less. www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6232937865341476865 Claus Aasholm
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  5. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    28/12/2016
    Semiconductors in the news: RF, Power Management and GaN

    Might be good to follow the technology leaders mentioned in this article.
    Wayne Yoshida
    Faster, Smarter, Better: The Next Chip Revolution
    www.barrons.com How companies like Applied Materials and NXP are leading the next chip...
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  6. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    23/11/2016
    Interesting and fun-looking demonstration - Electromagnetic Ring Launcher
    Wayne Yoshida
    Electromagnetic Ring Launcher -- Building a Science Museum Classic
    www.designnews.com The Jumping Ring or Electromagnetic Ring Launcher experiment is a staple of science museums and physics class rooms. Here's how to build your own right in your...
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  7. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    17/11/2016
    Something to consider. Sort of like the "build it and they will come" idea. Design a clever (hopefully useful) "thing" for the IoT, someone will take the challenge to hack it, and - an engineer will figure out how to keep the hacker out. Until another hack finds another hole - and the process continues. . .
    Wayne Yoshida
    Futurist Warns, Don't Get Paralyzed by Cyber Security Fears
    www.designnews.com A noted hacker and futurist at the recent IoT Emerge 2016 show in Chicago warned that engineers creating Internet of Things applications mustn’t slow the pace of innovation due to fear of cyber...
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  8. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    17/11/2016
    Those defective Samsung Galaxy 7 batteries/phones. What happens to all that eWaste? A quick video shows us the special shipping package, but what happens at the dump?
    Wayne Yoshida
    The E-Waste Aftermath of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 Recall
    www.waste360.com Samsung and waste management companies are facing the challenge of safely disposing or recycling the massive amount of e-waste caused by the...
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  9. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    09/11/2016
    This is the problem when anything is not clearly defined. The "Internet of Things" - what does that mean? What sort of things? I am sure companies can think of better connected-products than coffee pots, refrigerators and fitness loggers. . . .
    Wayne Yoshida
    Design News - Blog - The Internet of Things is Too Thingy
    www.designnews.com Cees Links, a pioneer of the wireless data industry, doesn't see the connection between the IoT and the things themselves, but all the focus on the actual devices, he says, is missing the point and making everyone confused about what the business...
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  10. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    01/11/2016
    Engineering schools - Great to see several University of Calif. schools on this list -- Berkeley, Los Angeles and San Diego!
    Wayne Yoshida
    Design News - Blog - Better Than Harvard: 15 Best Buys in Engineering Education
    www.designnews.com Harvard and Yale are regarded as the national gold standard in college education, but not in...
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  11. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    26/10/2016
    Video: World Maker Faire 2016 in New York City - Find a Maker Faire event in your area - and learn some amazing stuff!
    World Maker Faire 2016
    World Maker Faire 2016 7th Annual World Maker Faire at The New York Hall of...
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  12. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    25/10/2016
    Video: First Beer Delivery via Autonomous Truck

    Volvo truck delivers cases of Bud. I wonder if the load was light upon arrival. . .
    Wayne Yoshida
    Otto, Budweiser Announce First Shipment Using Autonomous Truck - News - TruckingInfo.com
    www.truckinginfo.com Otto and Budweiser announced Tuesday that they have reached a major milestone on the road to autonomous trucking with the completion of the world’s first shipment using a self-driving...
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  13. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    24/10/2016
    The Storm is Getting Closer
    The Storm is Getting Closer Lightning Detector now indicates storm is getting...
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  14. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    20/10/2016
    Halloween is coming. Here are some electrical encounters . . .
    Wayne Yoshida
    Haunted Encounters of the Electrical Kind
    ecmweb.com As an early Halloween treat, we've dug up 10 creepy stories based on allegedly true events and involving — what else? —...
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  15. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    11/10/2016
    Stay current with hurricane and other emergency news from ham radio volunteer teams:
    Wayne Yoshida
    CQ Newsroom
    cqnewsroom.blogspot.com
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  16. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    08/10/2016
    San Diego (Calif) Maker Faire in the industry news. The "ham radio booth" mentioned in the article was ours!
    Wayne Yoshida
    San Diego's Maker Faire Fosters Creativity and Inventiveness
    www.industryweek.com The San Diego Maker Faire offers a unique array of technology, arts, crafts, science and Do-It-Yourself projects, from a 3-D printed prosthetic hand to a miniature city of Tapigami...
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  17. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    23/09/2016
    If you are a hardware hacker, what's the first thing you do when you get that new iPhone 7? That's right! Take it apart to see inside!
    Design News - Blog - iPhone 7 Plus Teardown: No Headphone Jack, More Space
    www.designnews.com Apple made some controversial decisions with its new iPhone 7 models, so what did they do with the extra space? The latest teardown from iFixit digs under the hood of Apple's new sensor-heavy...
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  18. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    22/09/2016
    Are you an engineer? Are you "wired" this way? And let's add the ability to include hands-on, test, measure and prove it . . . These characteristics would be useful in other functions as well.
    Wayne Yoshida
    Design News - Blog - Do You Have the Classic Traits of a Great Engineer?
    www.designnews.com Here are the 10 traits of a great engineer. check to see how many of these traits you...
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  19. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    19/09/2016
    This is for the Sesame Street generation - VR and AR - while I don't play video games, I'd rather see this technology used for more practical things, like training and documentation of complex systems. . .
    Wayne Yoshida
    Design News - Blog - VR Is Having a Hard Time, But It's Here to Stay
    www.designnews.com While market reports show slow going for virtual reality adoption, noted video game developer Chuck Carter says VR is here to stay, and that video games will be the driving force behind all of its applications, from entertainment to...
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  20. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    19/09/2016
    Hmm. The opposite of killer battle bots? Sensor-equipped robots establish safety zones --
    Wayne Yoshida
    Design News - Blog - Safe Robot Works Well with Others ... Humans to Be Exact
    www.designnews.com A sensor-equipped robot at IMTS 2016 demonstrated that it can safely work with humans without the need for a safety...
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  21. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    16/09/2016
    Here's some impressive DIY radio projects:
    Wayne Yoshida
    A Scratch-Build of N6KR and Wilderness Radio’s SST for 20M
    aa7ee.wordpress.com Note – all links in this post open in a new browser window. I’ve been wanting to build an SST for a few years now. It’s a plucky little rig, with a lot of character. Designed by...
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  22. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    14/09/2016
    Practical advice for young engineers -- steps to prepare for the real world --
    Wayne Yoshida
    Design News - Blog - 7 Things Every Engineering Student Needs to Know
    www.designnews.com The lesson that every engineering graduate quickly learns after graduating college is that despite being educated for years on engineering theories and practices, they are ill prepared for the real...
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  23. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    13/09/2016
    Re-living a Heathkit building experience; The IM-28 Vacuum Tube Voltmeter (VTVM). A perfectly-working, but old, test instrument turned into a pile of parts. The fun begins. Stay tuned for the story. . . Wayne Yoshida
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    Wayne Yoshida
    13/09/2016 #2 Wayne Yoshida
    #1 Nice. There is a big group of collectors out there for that stuff!
  24. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    22/08/2016
    They're back! BattleBots! Combining technology with mechanical boxing - what's not to like?
    Wayne Yoshida
    Season 2 robots – BattleBots
    battlebots.com
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    Wayne Yoshida
    22/08/2016 #2 Wayne Yoshida
    Sorry - forgot a link to the trailer: https://youtu.be/CAgjelSGrwI
  25. Wayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    11/08/2016
    Excellent video tutorial on attaching new eGaN devices to a printed circuit board (PCB)
    EPC eGaN FET Die Attachment Tutorial
    EPC eGaN FET Die Attachment Tutorial This video provides a demonstration of the proper procedure for attaching a lead free eGaN FET die to a printed circuit...
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