Making It In Embedded Systems

August 26, 2013 I’ve mentioned before I’m totally tied to emacs; and while I use Eclipse and a few other IDEs from time to time, given the choice, I always just go back to emacs. The last few weeks I’ve been playing with the Raspberry Pi. A friend of mine was watching my latest demo and laughed at me because …

Is It Hot in Here?

November 18, 2013 Precision measurements take special care. Winter doesn’t come very often to costal Texas, but it’s a bit cooler lately and the days are certainly shorter. Last time I talked about sensing the presence of an object using a variety of sensors. Since I’m thinking about temperature this week, it is only fair to talk about common temperature …