Archive for May 2010

EMC fundamentals and groundloops

Some days ago read Things Every Electrical Engineer Should Know about EMC slide set by Todd H. Hubing Michelin Professor of Vehicular Electronics Clemson University. I must say that it is an interesting slide set to check. It is a short 25 slide set that introduces EMC fundamentals and ground loops. Here is one fact

LED party room

Can you have too many LEDs on one lighting system? Hard to say. For reference take a look at this video of Smack Nightclub’s amazing LED lightshow. This looks pretty awesome even on the video. This is definately not for those people with motion sickness or can feel sick near flashing lights. I am just

Car electronics security

Modern automobiles are no longer mere mechanical devices; they are pervasively monitored and controlled by dozens of digital computers coordinated via internal vehicular networks. Experimental Security Analysis of a Modern Automobile report experimentally evaluates these issues on a modern automobile and demonstrate the fragility of the underlying system structure. The paper demonstrates that an attacker

How trackable is your browser?

Is your browser configuration rare or unique? If so, web sites may be able to track you, even if you limit or disable cookies. Panopticlick service tests your browser to see how unique it is based on the information it will share with sites it visits. The service will show the information your web browser

He's got to be Vanjoking!

Nokia‘s Executive Vice President Anssi Vanjoki just recently told that Cell Phone Cameras Will Replace DSLRs. Reuters put out news Nokia exec: phones to make system cameras obsolete which says that according to Nokia sales chief fast developing cameraphone technology will shortly make SLR system cameras and even professional cameras obsolete. It was even claimed

WebM video hits web

A key factor in the web’s success is that its core technologies such as HTML, HTTP, TCP/IP, etc. are open and freely implementable. Though video is also now core to the web experience, there is unfortunately no open and free video format that is on par with the leading commercial choices. VP8, a high-quality video

$ing Talk

Sing Talk is a very fynny music video parody of Kesha hit Tik Tok from Enjoy watching it. See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. I saw this first at control geek blog.

Nikola Tesla exhibition

Nikola Tesla was an inventor and a mechanic and electrical engineer. He was one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity. In the field of electrical engineering, Tesla enriched the world with more than 700 registered inventions, many of which were so far in advance of their times that they could