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Using Surface Mount Devices On A Breadboard

was working on a project with the Raspberry Pi using the MCP3008 analog to digital converter. The surface mount SOIC version of this chip was slightly cheaper, and… 155 more words


Product Review: Garmin Forerunner 220

If you are currently using a Garmin Forerunner 405, walk outside and smash it with a hammer. You don’t need it anymore.

Being a creature of habit, I was reluctant to replace my aging GPS watch. 798 more words


Recommended Computer Room Temperature & Humidity

Recommended Computer Room Temperature

Operating expensive IT computer equipment for extended periods of time at high temperatures greatly reduces reliability, longevity of components and will likely cause unplanned downtime. 245 more words

Microsoft Servers

La abstracción en la computación

Los ingenieros, científicos buscan facilitar el entorno al ser humano, esto es uno de los principios de la tecnología que se encuentra en nuestro entorno, por ejemplo los ordenadores contienen diversas capas de abstracción (HAL acrónimo de Hardware Albstraction Layer) de los sistemas Unix que nos brinda un nivel de abstracción sobre el hardware, los sistemas digitales actuales son construidos para trabajar con millones de transistores, manejando dos estados 0 (representa un voltaje bajo),1 (representa un voltaje alto), el simple hecho de representar esto en un simple sistema de ecuaciones es meramente una abstracción. 342 more words

Computer Science

Vaping deals and overloading on products :)

Once you get into vaping, you are in.  Constantly looking for the latest gear, deals, new e- liquids, reviews of all types of vaping goods.  It’s easy to overload on purchases and be labelled obsessive.   200 more words


3D Modeling and Printing

3D modeling and printing can be easy if you have the right tools and programs. My experiences with the free Sketch Up Make and the  286 more words


Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Socket LGA1366

Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Processor 3.33 GHz 12 MB Cache Socket LGA1366

3.33GHz Clock Speed Intel Turbo Boost speed up to 3.6GHz
6 cores 12 threads with Intel Hyper-Threading… 17 more words