Archive for February 2017

Stick to the schematic | EDN Nice story on debugging RF circuit… “I could get any manner of triangle distortion or offset depending on where I touched. A finger presents an impedance of approximately 100 pF in series with approximately 100Ω to ground, and this condition loads and modifies oscillations”

Bruce Schneier: The US government is coming for YOUR code, techies • The Register ‘What we’re going to see is increased government involvement’ Schneier’s argument follows from accepting Marc Andreessen’s observation in 2011 that software is eating the world. “As everything turns into a computer, computer security becomes everything security,” said Schneier. Schneier likened the internet to a giant robot, one capable of affecting not just the virtual world

University attacked by its own vending machines, smart light bulbs & 5,000 IoT devices | Network World Here is another story about vulnerable IoT devices causing problems. It shows again that it is a really good idea to keep IoT devices separated from your critical network. Building a completely separate network for IoT devices keeps making more and more sense every day.

Spideruino This looks to be a very funny LEGO + Arduino robotics project.