Question and answer: 2018-11-24

1. Harley (who told me today that she builds electrical circuits with her dad for fun): How can you make something (e.g. the wire polarizers) thinner than hair? Hi Harley! Keep up with the electronics! It’s how the world works these days! A brief diversion:...

Inge Ginsberg and the TritoneKings: Death Metal

If you want a long life, laugh at death. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=0&v=TUxOnM0daAk Inge Ginsberg (now 93) survived the Holocaust and became a spy for the Americans during WWII, smuggling arms to fight the Nazis. She married a composer and they...

Emperor of the World

Jeff Bezos is trying to become Emperor of the World. He’s succeeding. Don’t fund him. Don’t buy from Amazon, Zappos, Whole Foods, Audible, Fabricdotcom, etc. Protective orders against FOIA requests is not acceptable. “Under agreement between...

Sensors Workshop

LiDAR_sensor_readout.ino https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-vl53l0x-micro-lidar-distance-sensor-breakout   ARDUINO_V2 datasheet in PDF...