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Circuit Break

a MacroFab Podcast

Parker and Stephen explore topics in engineering each week.

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CB FI 430

The Toilet Mountain of Social Media

The hefty topic of U.S. funding for 'digital twin' chips research under the CHIPS Act, comparing its budget to other big expenditures.

CB FI 422

Wizard Trust Falls for PCB Footprints

Parker’s transition from Eagle to KiCad, facing challenges with library management and device layer integration. Also, the new MacroFab Quote Wizard.

Screaming social media void

Screaming into the Social Media Void

AutoDesk is dropping support and development for the dedicated Eagle EDA tool and moving efforts to the AutoDesk Fusion 360 Electronics.

Viciously different creams

Viciously Different Creams

Does anyone actually use the metric sizing for chip components? The ole' 0603 metric and 0201 imperial chip component switcheroo on this episode.

The genesis of my bill of materials

The Genesis of My Bill Of Materials

Parker gets strangled by Raspberry Pi and SDR cables and Stephen gets his Vox in a Box power supply ordered.

Tell people hurt

Tell Me How People Hurt You

Parker and Stephen hang out and chat with Elecia White and Christopher White of the Embedded.FM podcast!

Modular toilet humor

Modular Toilet Humor

Stephen and Parker talk about progress on the part libraries, modular cell phones, toilet humor, and college dev tools.

Lousy datasheet buyouts

Lousy Datasheet Buyouts

Stephen and Parker rant (again) on bad datasheets, ARM being bought out by SoftBank, and general project updates.

Let rf hit noise floor

Let The RF Hit The Noise Floor

This week Stephen and Parker have Dustin Holliday as a guest to chat about the FCC and KiCad Python.

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