The 8410 static-dissipative floor tile and 8430 conductive floor tile are available in a choice of 12 colors. The traditional colors have a white background with colored flecks, and the "reverse" colors have a colored background with white flecks. The conductive tiles are for areas where the floor is intended as the primary grounding system for personnel, and the dissipative tiles are for areas where the floor serves as a secondary grounding path.
3M, Electronic Handling and Protection Div., Box 3064, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406.
The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that devices, gadgets, and appliances we use every day will be able to communicate with one another. This potential is not limited to household items or smartphones, but also things we find in our yard and garden, as evidenced by a recent challenge from the element14 design community.
If you didn't realize that PowerPoint presentations are inherently hilarious, you have to see Don McMillan take one apart. McMillan -- aka the Technically Funny Comic -- worked for 10 years as an engineer before he switched to stand-up comedy.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.