Tag Hardware

Prototype Manufacturing with Jeff McAlvay

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/manufacturing_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Manufacturing electronics is not a simple task and because of its complexity it is also quite expensive. Companies like Apple are able to pull their costs down through economies of scale. Since Apple is always placing huge bulk orders on chips, sensors, and other components, the company can get lower prices for those components than an individual hardware hacker that wants to build

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JavaScript and the Internet of Things with Andrew Chalkley

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/iot_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “The lessons that we’re learning on the front-end and on the server side are applicable to hardware. I don’t think that anything’s gonna arise out of hardware that we haven’t thought of yet.” JavaScript is everywhere, on the browser, the server, and now on hardware. Finally–the Internet of Things is upon us — and it is powered by JavaScript. Even if you consider

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JavaScript on Hardware with Kelsey Breseman

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/tessel_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Part of the point of Tessel is that it just works – you don’t have to worry about it. Much in the way that you would throw your app up on Heroku.” Tessel is an open-source microcontroller that is programmable in JavaScript and compatible with Node.js. Kelsey Breseman is a hardware engineer and Steering Committee Member on the Tessel Project. Questions What is

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