September 11 is a somber day of remembrance in the United States for the terrible events that took place 20 years ago, but, this year, it was also a happy day to quietly remember ten significant Silicon Valley Milestones. Brian Berg organized an outdoor event at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California to commemorate eleven IEEE Milestones that he helped to create.
Just in time for Black Friday, here’s a holiday gift idea for that hard-to-please nerd on your list: Phantom, Paco Rabanne’s new fragrance for men, has been electronified. Now you can have just what was missing in men’s colognes, … Read More → "For Your Holiday Shopping Pleasure: Paco Rabanne’s New Fragrance for Men goes Electronic"
We are switching things up for our sixth installment of my new special edition series of our long-running Fish Fry podcast called “Makers Today!”, where we highlight the movers and shakers in the maker space. In this month’s episode, my guests are Katie Clubb and Richard Curtin from OKdo! Katie, Richard and I chat about OKdo’s mission to encourage inspiration with the Okdo Projects Hub, … Read More → "Fish Fry Special Edition: Makers Today! OKdo"
In my previous column on this topic, I noted that — for reasons that will be revealed in the fullness of time — I’m currently wrestling with a passel of perplexing posers revolving around the math associated with revolving around a torus (plural tori), which is … Read More → "Tortuously Topological Toroidal Transformations (Part Deux)"
On your mark. Get set. Let’s fry some fish! In this week’s podcast I am happy to bring in Joe Speed from ADLINK to talk all about the Indy Autonomous Challenge, the first autonomous race car competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Joe and I dig into some of the behind-the-scenes work at this first of its kind autonomous challenge including details of the ADLINK AVA-3501 series … Read More → "The Indy Autonomous Challenge"
Before we plunge headfirst into the fray with gusto and abandon and — of course — aplomb, I’d like to make mention of the fact that I am a huge fan of virtual reality and augmented reality. We should also remind ourselves that, as I discussed in my What the FAQ … Read More → "The Metaverse is Coming and GridRaster Is Ready to Take Us There"