Archive for August 2017

Green Energy Will Overtake Fossil Fuels by 2020, Morgan Stanley Analyst States | Big Think According to leading global investment firm Morgan Stanley the continuous drop in costs and the benefits surrounding green energy make it a rapidly more appealing option than its carbon-emitting cousins. A top analyst at the firm says green energy will overtake fossil fuels by 2020. There was no clear answer what they ment by “overtake”, but

Post Quantum Cryptography The SSL/TLS protocol uses RSA, Diffie-Hellman (DH) or Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) primitives for the key exchange algorithm. RSA is based on the fact that when given a product of two large prime numbers, factorizing the product (which is the public key) is computationally intensive, but a quantum computer could efficiently solve this problem

Assembly summer 2017 wild demos This YouTube playlist shows videos of interesting hardware plus software hacks. They can play computer demo multimedia with old game consoles, Arduino+LED sign, LEGOs and audio mixer… Many cool hacks I would say!  Assembly Summer 2017 event is still going on, more videos at AssemblyTV at YouTube and Assembly Summer 2017 pages.

DC-4.0GHz RF Fixed Attenuator

RF attenuators are a universal building block within the RF design arena. I neeeded some RF attenuators for my electronics lab. I found this cheap product  DC-4.0GHz RF Fixed Attenuator from Banggood. They seemed to have pretty good specfications and features considering that the price is just slightly over 7 Euros for three attenuators: Frequency

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe | TechCrunch I can believe in this vision! Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe Peter Levine believes that cloud computing is soon going to take a back seat to edge computing — and we will very quickly see the majority of processing taking place at the device level. As crazy as that sounds — and

Shield Current Induced Noise

The Rane Library has many interesting audio relaed technical documents. The most famouse of them is Note 110 Sound Systems Interconnections – it is a classic. Just few days ago I happened to look around at The Rane Library, and found some really interesting material related to audio systems and ground loops: Grounding and Shielding

This is How a Camera Adds 10 Pounds It’s commonly said that a camera adds 10 pounds, making you look heavier than you actually are.  It’s “amazing how focal length affect shape of the face,” writes photographer Dan Vojtech, who shot this series of portraits at different focal lengths to show the effect.

List of dangerous shell commands It is not uncommon to see trolls tricking new Linux/Unix users run commands as a joke. This page tries to collect the commands you should be warned of.

The Definitive Guide to Pricing Your New Electronic Hardware Product

O Setting the price for your new hardware product is one of your most important decisions. You need to get your pricing right as early as possible.  Pricing is a complex decision with many variables. If you mess this up it will be difficult to fix later. Download alsio free cheat sheet 15 Steps to Develop Your