Category Archives: Science & Technology

Interesting Talk on Energy Harvesting Technologies

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Interesting talk about energy harvesting technologies by Brian Zahnstecher from PowerRox.   Opportunities in Energy Harvesting All across the entire world of electronics one will see mention of the importance of optimizing efficiency and nowhere is this more important than in the low power application space. Unfortunately, most of these mentions merely pay lip service […]

What makes a great project manager?

Project manager

by Walt Maclay, President of Voler Systems, a leading provider for electronic design and embedded firmware. A great project manager is able to work with internal resources, vendors, and ultimately the client to deliver requirements that are on schedule, on budget, and to specification. Before starting a project, there should be a well-defined scope of […]

Long range low power wireless communication for IoT

Long range low power wireless

With wide-scale IoT solutions being implemented, we are seeing an emerging set of new long-range low-power wireless technologies being developed. The focus of much IoT innovation is on low power protocols that support remote battery-operated devices which send small amounts of data for a duration from months to years. This talk will provide an overview […]

Full-Stack Web Application Development

Full-Stack Development

Building websites has changed a lot in the last 10 years. In the past, websites were primarily informational, ran off in-house hardware, and required hiring an IT specialist to maintain. Today, websites have replaced entire desktop applications, and allow you to store all of your data in the cloud. Cloud services provide software we used […]

Startups: What’s Hot, What’s Not

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Startups play an important role in the Silicon Valley economy. Startup expert Sean Murphy weighs in on technology startups to give us his verdict on which technologies will have a major impact and which ones are stagnating. He will summarize startup trends and explore how they connect to the Silicon Valley ecosystem including consultants and […]

Blockchain and the Internet of Things

Blockchain and IoT slide deck

In his presentation, “Blockchain and the Internet of Things,” David Snyder explained how the Blockchain technology works and how it is being adopted for a variety of IoT use cases. For example, distributed ledgers containing time-stamped, immutable records of device configurations and data generated by IoT devices. Also, enabling devices to interact and transact at […]

Good luck silencing science

Good luck silencing science

Good luck silencing science Technology and the internet have empowered science just as they have business and communication. As with the others, tech has helped make scientific endeavors global in scope, robust against interference, and accessible by billions — with or without the consent of the powers that be. That’s just one reason why the […]