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Content posted in September 2012
CloudConnect Conference Talks Infrastructure in the Cloud
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9/26/2012  9 comments
We don't necessarily know what infrastructure a cloud-based application is on, but that's the point. The idea is to put it into the cloud so that we don't have to set it up ourselves.
Avoiding the Dangers of Groupthink
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9/25/2012  42 comments
How do engineers, who pride ourselves on our rationality and individualism, get caught up in a collective denial of reality?
Design a Barcode Scanner With Reduced BOM, Not Reduced Functionality
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9/21/2012  3 comments
Having many of the required components integrated into the MCU can save time and cost while increasing functionality.
Circuit Protection Beyond the Numbers
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9/19/2012  11 comments
Improper substitution can cause machine damage, fire, and possibly human injury.
Circuit Protection by the Numbers
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9/18/2012  3 comments
There are many pitfalls in designing overcurrent protection into a system, but why is it so confusing?
Design Decisions: An Update on Instant Adhesives
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9/11/2012  6 comments
New formulations bond in seconds to most substrates and offer improved aesthetics.
Petroski on Engineering: Everyone Loves Good Design
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9/10/2012  23 comments
Unlike buildings, which hide their engineering behind architectural facades, bridges tend to lay bare their structural design features.
Making Beautiful Music With Smart MEMS Microphones
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9/6/2012  5 comments
The true sound of music can be recorded with a quality once reserved for musicians and rich wannabes with private recording studios.

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