Monthly Archive: February 2014

37% Of Design Is Choosing Components?

This is a guest post from Chris Gammell, host of The Amp Hour electronics podcast and founder of Contextual Electronics, a program that teaches people how to design and build electronics from scratch on...

Engineering Blog: Life of a Product Offer

Octopart dev/ops pre-AWS, at an undisclosed co-location facility. Octopart’s goal to help engineers quickly find component data requires innovative, robust solutions to hard technical problems. Luckily, we all love tackling these sorts of problems....

API Spotlight: SuperDARN

This is a guest blog by Kevin Krieger, Research Engineer at the University of Saskatchewan (Institute of Space and Atmospheric Studies). SuperDARN. The name of the worldwide scientific investigation has been used a few...

MakeMIT 2014!

While I was kicking it at Penn last weekend, Sam went to MakeMIT. As a 100% hardware-focused hackathon, MakeMIT had a couple of unusual things going for it: The event spans two phases: Phase...