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UPS and the Weather

The weather's just fine out here in Oregon. Well, that depends on your exact definition of "fine." It's raining out here and I'm not sure it will ever stop. But that's not the point. Parts of the East Coast are... Read more

Language dialects for the engineer entrepreneur

Much of marketing can be summed up with the word “communication.” It's communicating about a product or service, about wants and needs, or the past and the future. Good marketeers take this to heart and work hard to understand their... Read more

Predictions For The End of the Decade

Half a decade ago, back in January 2010, I wrote up a list of predictions for the end of the decade. You can read that list here. It's still 2015, so I can plausibly say that we're half way there,... Read more

The Common Parts Library

The two most common causes of delay in small volume manufacturing here at Screaming Circuits (and presumably, others like us) are component availability, and footprint mismatches. We don't substitute parts without your approval for a number of reasons. I've written... Read more

Raspberry Pi Zero - What's it all mean?

What could you. would you do with a computer that costs $5.00? First, let me explain a bit. The Raspberry Pi, if you don't know, is a small, inexpensive single board computer designed by the non-profit Raspberry Pi foundation in... Read more

An Engineer Entrepreneur’s First Brand Lesson

If you’re an engineer starting a business, do you need to worry about your business’s brand? In a word: yes. You don’t need to make a big project out of it at the start. It can be as simple as... Read more

Veterans Day 2015

To those who make and have made our freedom, our successes, our failures, our petty arguments, our philosophical differences, our explorations, our livelihood, our great discoveries, our day to day accomplishments, our freedom... To those that make and have made... Read more

How Should You Mark Your Diodes?

Current flows through a diode from the anode to the cathode - it will pass current only when the potential on the anode is greater than the potential on the cathode. This is mostly true, but not always. For the... Read more

Tell The World...

Announcing our "We thank you" customer referral program. Screaming Circuits always appreciates it when a customer tells someone about us and that second person becomes a customer. We love helping engineers get their projects finished, and the more people that... Read more

How to Make Your Child Interested in STEM

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers are getting a lot of press these days. They are important for global competitiveness and the general advancement of human-kind. STEM is also one of the few job markets (especially the “engineering” component)... Read more