Don’t Let AI Brew Your Beer
Parker and Stephen discuss Chat GPT-3, a language processing AI system, and what it can mean for engineers and society.
The One They Talk About Football Fields For a Long Time
If American Football is a game of inches, the tolerance of the field, markings, and measuring devices must be lower than that.... right?
A Consumable For Your Wallet
Car companies are starting to roll out performance subscription services for vehicles but is this any different then consumable horse power adders?
The Name Will Arrive
The quest for the right connector for a project! The right of passage for any hardware electrical engineer starts with a connector catalog.
Stephen starts his new CNC build and discusses machining ATP-5 aluminum tool plate! Parker recaps the charity stream and discusses what comes next.
Signal Switching for Maximum Offness
Hail to the signal switcher! On this episode, Parker wraps up his prep work for the Extra-Life Charity stream and Stephen discusses switching signals.
Why is estimating a projects completion time feel like it takes more work then the actual project? Estimating Project Time, the quest of management.
This is the last installment of Stephen's 'Adventures in Injection Molding'. We are going to recap the entire two year sage and close the book on it.
AVRDUDE All The Way Down
The Jeep Prop Fan project rides again! Well some iteration of it at least. Lets design an open source PCM (Power Control Module) for automotive apps!
Engineers are drowning in administrative tasks.
Out Of Bounds Engineering
Light pipes and panel mount indicators out of your projects budget? Listen for a FREE HACK on how to use the FR4 substrate as a light diffuser!
Calibrating CNCs with PCB Rulers
Stephen has successfully resurrected his CNC machine. How good could a chain drive driven, wood based CNC actually be? Tune in to find out!
The Hot List of Tasty Chip Fabs
More manufacturers sign on to the US CHIPS Act. Will spending $53 billion help actually help out our electronic supply chain problems? Find out!
Fierce Key Inventory
When are our projects finally done or are projects destined to forever be a project? Parker and Stephen stand back from current projects and reflect.
Burning the fuses on a new microcontroller can be a daunting challenge! One false move and you have bricked your unobtainium MCUs and ruined a build.
Hyr0n of the AND!XOR group joins the podcast this week to discuss the DEFCON 30 Hacker Smart Watch and what we can look forward to next year.
Project Snackey Recap
This episode is all about how Project Snackey performed at Defcon 30. Come listen to what went wrong, what went right, and how people reacted to it.
Our Spider-sense is tingling... OH that is actually a man-made zombie spider crawling up my leg. Who thought that would be a good idea? WHO!?!
Project: Snackey gets released to the world! Or is it more of it was released upon the world? You choose!
Engineers are drowning in administrative tasks.
Feature Complete or Minimal Viable Products
Custom designed instrumentation tools? Stephen and Parker dive into differential oscilloscope probe designs on this week's episode of the MEP!
CSV File Woes
This week Stephen learns the dangers of the modern software developers world! What do you do when updates break your process?
How important is documentation for your project? Many people view it as an afterthought but it should be just as or more important then your design!
Your Toaster is Toast
Part shortages and obsolescence got you down? Parker and Stephen have some tips and tricks to help your design stay ahead of the End Of Life game!
Double as Good!
Nichicon is obsoleting entire electrolytic capacitor lines. Is this a sign of how electronic component manufacturers will handle supply crunches?
Cody's Corner - Q2 2022
Cody Endlich is back on the podcast to discuss the electronic component supply chain squeeze and what the future magic 8-ball says about the industry.
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