It’s finally here!!! The 500th episode of Amelia’s Weekly Fish Fry podcast has arrived! My special guest is the one and only David Mayman! (CEO – Mayman Aerospace) David and I chat about his motivation to design jetpacks and air utility vehicles and the evolution of the Mayman Aerospace’s Speeder VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) air utility vehicle. We also discuss the future of aviation and how … Read More → "A Revolution in the Skies – How Mayman Aerospace’s VTOL Air Utility Vehicles will Change the World"
In my original O-M-Gosh, I’ve Been Zeked! column, I introduced 11-year-old Zeke who is currently engaged in using professional electronic design automation (EDA) tools to design radio frequency (RF) circuits to be used in conjunction with a giant helical antenna he’s building with the goal … Read More → "O-M-Gosh, I’ve Been Zeked! (Part 2)"
When it comes to writing, have you ever wondered what the difference is between active voice and passive voice? Have you ever heard someone say you shouldn’t split an infinitive and thought (a) “What does that even mean?” and (b) “I wonder if I would … Read More → "‘H’ is for “Horribly Confusing”"
EE Journal is live tweeting MIPI DevCon 2022! This year’s virtual event is for developers and implementers of MIPI specifications, system architects and engineering managers, including design, test, application, system, hardware, firmware and other engineers. We’ll be covering conference presentations by MIPI experts and working group leaders, featuring use cases, implementation experiences and application examples.
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Many years ago, I ordered my first hard drive for my original IBM PC. It was a 5.25-inch Seagate ST-225 half-high, 20Mbyte hard disk drive (HDD). That’s a capacity of 20 MEGAbytes, not GIGAbytes. The ST-225 could barely hold one of today’s shortest compressed video files for YouTube but it represented enormous capacity back then, when IBM PC double-sided floppy disks stored only 720Kbytes. Unfortunately, … Read More → "SSDs Have a Heart of Darkness and You’d Better Not Ignore It"