Screaming Circuits: Events and activities

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Blackout at ESC

There's always excitement at ESC. Almost always, anyway. I think in 2009, it was mostly just spooky quiet. If I remember correctly, the theme for that year was: "but I'm not dead yet..." Our booth, 823, is across from LeCroy... Read more

Something Free at ESC

My post title rhymes. I'm a poet and don't even know it. So, what about that free thing at ESC? And is there a catch? Of course there's a catch. There's always a catch. This is a good catch though.... Read more

Virtual-PCB

Drop by Virtual-PCB on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, to join into my group moderated chat session: "DFM: From the Assembler's Perspective." Registration is free. The session is accessible by logging on to Virtual-PCB.com and selecting my chat room from the... Read more

Twitter, What is it Good For? Absolutely 555contest

I follow a few people on Twitter. A few people follow me on Twitter. A number of web sites have engaged their readers in debates about the usefulness of Twitter (and other social media) to engineers. In general, these debates... Read more

What's Missing?

There is something about this PCB that will likely cause trouble for anyone assembling it. The first three people to correctly identify the issue get a Screaming Circuits 1GB USB drive. I know, this day and age, 1 GB doesn't... Read more

Four Years and Blogging

The Screaming Circuits blog celebrates its fourth year blogging today (September 14, 2010). In that time, it has had 447 (448, including this one) posts and 250 reader comments (more if you count the spammy ones I deleted). Popular subjects... Read more

ESC, Day 2

It's day two here at the ESC show. Yesterday was so busy, I didn't have time to write, walk around or do much more than talk and breathe. Today has been pretty busy too, but I did get around a... Read more

ESC is near

The Embedded Systems Conference, Silicon Valley, is less than a week away and Screaming Circuits will be there in booth 827. I've been getting prepped all week (well, actually a lot longer than just all week) and that drives me... Read more

Screaming Circuits is going to ESC

Screaming Circuits will be exhibiting at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose this April. The ESC exhibition runs April 27, 28 and 29 and Screaming Circuits will be in booth 827. As usual, the show will be held at... Read more

Tradeshow Bowling

Last week, I went to the SMTA show to give a talk on ways to get more out of your resources in tough times. The talk went well, but I walked the show floor and was really surprised at how... Read more