Cobol Techniques For Today And The Future

September 16, 2013 I’ve long been an advocate for getting people started using FPGAs. I’ve long been an advocate for getting people started using FPGAs. I’ve mentioned here before that FPGAs aren’t for everything (no tool is for everything), but I do often see people struggling to build something with a CPU that would be pretty easy to do with …

What Is the Future of Mobile?

Date: September 24 2013Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ETDuration 60 Minutes Speakers:Barry Tauber, ANSI/NCITS PL22.4 (Officer, IR, Cobol) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22/WG 23Evaldo Oliveira, Business Development Director, FairCom Corporation [click to register] This live webinar will show: The current state of Cobol Useful, little known uniquely Cobol techniques that you can use to your advantage How Cobol lives …

Scratching the Arduino Itch

October 21, 2013 I do a lot of work with local schools, talking about engineering, ham radio, rocketry, robotics, and — of course — embedded systems. I do a lot of work with local schools, talking about engineering, ham radio, rocketry, robotics, and — of course — embedded systems. Depending on the grade level, some of the kids are already …

Atmel & the Art of Touch

Give a baby a non-touchscreen device and they’ll jab at it with their little fingers in frustration before surmising that it’s broken and not worth playing with. This is because — in today’s society — touchscreens have become so ubiquitous that many people can no longer remember what life was like before this technology appeared on the scene. I remember …