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element14 T-Shirts

Posted by dougw Top Member Dec 18, 2018
It came up recently that it is possible to collect a whole week of T-shirts from element14. Here is the proof:   This collection is actually missing at least five T-shirts I have squirreled away somewhere, but it does show it is possible to have a lot of element14 T-shirts. I couldn't tell you what each one was from, although the "Live Your Ideas" shirts were won in a T-shirt design contest at element14 - and only available at Embedded World. I wore the Tektronix shirt on a pilgrimage ...
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Goodies ....

Posted by dougw Top Member Dec 17, 2018
This is what I won for participating in the Project14 Test Instrumentation contest: Some of it was chosen by element14 (tool kit, PocketBeagle and swag) I chose the Pi 3A+, displays, proto stripboards, & transistors.   Thank you element14 - this is all going to come in handy.   Here is a link to my entry blog: µBOSS .... Test Instrumentation ... micro:bit ...
This is the latest blog in my annual summary series. This year I will try to include a few more statistics for those that are interested in that sort of thing. Those that follow the forum will know from my comments that I greatly enjoy reading and learning from all the great content posted here by staff and members and the discussions provide  a further enjoyable dimension to the activity. The participation stats indicate I participated in over 764 discussions this year - more than 2 per da ...
A few months ago I purchased a 2.5" 2 TB USB hard disk drive mostly for backup, but I started using it for project work that had lots of video in it. A few days ago it wouldn't power up with my computer - it just made an intermittent beeping sound. After some research I decided this was probably a situation where the heads got stuck to the disk. I haven't seen any complete analysis of why or how heads get stuck to disks, but here is my speculation: Heads normally stay in their parked position be ...