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Weekend Wisdom - The next big thing

In the 1970s and '80s, digital electronics was exploding just below the surface of public awareness. Early adopters were starting to use it, mainstream media was starting to report on it (usually with little understanding of what they were writing... Read more

Why are we here, revisited

Why are we here, revisited
In December, 2018, I wrote the first "Why are we here?" post in this series. December, 2018 was about one year before we, in the electronics manufacturing business, started hearing about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on distant suppliers.... Read more

Mind blown moments: The Singularity

Mind blown moments: The Singularity
I’ve recently picked up “The End of Everything”, by theoretical cosmologist Katie Mack (@AstroKatie). I’m not done yet, but have already encountered a number of “mind blown” moments (MBM) in the book*. Today’s MBM relates to “the singularity.” Not the... Read more

Happy April Joule's Day

Happy April Joule's Day
Celebrating April Joule’s Day! A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Author... Today is April 1st - happy April Joules Day! That’s no joke. Today we’re celebrating the unit of energy called the “joule” and the English physicist... Read more

Kasparov vs. Deep Blue, Feb 10, 1996

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Author... What the famous chess match continues to teach us about the limits of AI and the richness of our own humanity Twenty four years ago, chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov traveled... Read more

ROSSUM'S UNIVERSAL ROBOTS MONTH - 100 years!

ROSSUM'S UNIVERSAL ROBOTS MONTH - 100 years!
A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Author... "Robot" was first publicly used by Karel Čapek in the January 25, 1921 debut of his play play "R.U.R.", or "Rossum's Universal Robots." January is not only the month the... Read more

A New Job. A New World - Stories from 2020

A New Job. A New World - Stories from 2020
Screaming Circuits is open for business and for our customers, we’re hoping it is as close to “as usual” as possible. For us on the inside though, it is anything but. Welcome our newest employee, Geoff Byers who started a... Read more

Halloween Time on the Assembly Floor

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

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

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