You can't be a good programmer without a deep understanding of the engines that the software uses and the limitations of the tools. A good ingerstanding of the hardware would be utilitarian as well. Plus physics, chemical and mechanical engineering etc. Well mostly the software guys just want to twiddle bits. At a high level.
I liked it better in the old days when harware engineers learned software and processors.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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