Archive for February 2016

Leap day fun stuff

Leap days come but once in a blue moon (or less), and though it’s not an actual holiday (yet), let’s celebrate with some electronics-related fun.Leap day fun stuff has material to help celebration.

Finland: The sick man of Europe? – BBC News

New figures for the economy’s performance in 2015, showed that it managed to avoid a fourth consecutive year of declining economic activity. Even so, it was very lacklustre growth and the longer picture remains pretty bleak. Finland’s disappointing performance has also shown up in the unemployment figures. In 2014 Mr Stubb, who was the prime

10 best engineering YouTube channels| Interesting Engineering

Yes, we know – YouTube is mostly about funny videos and beauty bloggers but don’t rush to close this page yet! There are a lot of smart, educational and interesting channels to learn new things, remind you of topics you studied previously and inspire you to achieve great things in life! Posted from WordPress

The Bad American Habits Kicked in Finland

Change isn’t a bad thing – kick a few bad American habits 1. I don’t fear awkward silences. 2. I don’t say things I don’t mean. 3. I don’t leave food on my plate. 4. I don’t take coffee to go. 5. I don’t feel uncomfortable in my own skin. Posted from WordPress for

France Set To Install 1000 Kilometers Of Solar-Paneled Roads By 2020 | IFLScience

Following on from last year’s historic climate change deal, in which 195 nations promised to mitigate man-made greenhouse gas emissions, France has demonstrated that it is beginning to pull its weight. The French government has just announced that it will pave 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) of road with durable, photovoltaic panels, which will provide solar energy

How to explain software development

How do I explain to non-programmers how complex, time-consuming, and error-prone software development is? A classic teaching tool for this is the “make me a peanut butter and jelly sandwich” demo. Posted from WordPress for Android