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Halloween Time on the Assembly Floor

It's not about what happens late at night after all the workers have gone home, because they don't go home at night. At Screaming Circuits, our lines run 24 hours a day, six or seven days a week. The robots... Read more

150 YEARS OF PREDICTING THE ELEMENTS OF ELECTRONICS, PART 3 - Tantalum

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Blogger... We hoped our previous blog posts (one and two) on the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table would tantalize (ouch - yes. we did that) you to want to learn... Read more

150 Years of Predicting the Elements of Electronics, Part 2

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Blogger... We return to our series celebrating the periodic table’s 150th birthday. As we learned in our first post on the subject, there were several chemists working to arrange the elements,... Read more

150 Years of Predicting the Elements of Electronics

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Blogger... A poster of this was likely tacked to the wall of every science classroom you sat in and -- if you’re anything like me -- you may still have occasional... Read more

Why Are We Here?

It's pretty easy to get caught up in the little details of the day and lose sight of what it is that we really do and why - like on a macro scale. (I really wanted to avoid use of... Read more

Milling Madness

Sometimes, we find things that kind of defy explanation. Fortunately, this didn't come from Sunstone, our normal board house. Regardless of who it came from, I'm sure it was a one-off mistake, but, wow. How could anyone miss this? It... Read more

Top 10 Valentine's Day Movies for Engineers

Here are the top 10 best Valentine's Day movies for engineers, loaded with actual story, in addition to human (mostly human) emotional interaction: Read more

Ada Lovelace day, and more

Today, October 11, is Ada Lovelace day, and the day of the first manned Apollo launch in 1968. What do the two have in common, you might ask? Ada Lovelace is considered to be the first programmer, for her work... Read more

The Definition of Insanity

Most of us have heard the quote: "The definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result." It's generally attributed to Albert Einstein, but there's enough contrary "evidence" to cast doubt on that attribution.... Read more

The Coming Robot Uprising - 10 Ways To Survive

So, dancing robots are now in the Guinness Book of Records. Not too many things can compete in the category of "dancing robots", so a world record is not all that impressive a feat. Of course, when you're talking over... Read more