Today’s episode is sponsored by Mouser Electronics. They have been writing about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how it impacts electronics designers, such as our listners. Paul Golata from Mouser Electronics talks with Chris during the ad break about how AI is changing the world for the better. To check out the free resources, including an eBook about AI, go to TheAmpHour.com/mouserai
- We have discussed telepresence before
- Chris was able to check out an X Ray machine at mHUB
- Chris’s first job was a co-op at Audiopack. This is where he met past guest Dave Young.
- Audio is an odd field. Dave did a bunch of videos with Doug Ford before about the field.
- Bird RF was another of Chris’s past co-op jobs…but never learned RF while he was there.
- Chris got his assembled boards back
- EEVBlog video about optimizing for one machine
- Video on reflowing QFN
- Domestic vs international assembly costs
- $4K hand pick and place machine
- Chris interviewed Stephen Hawes on the Contextual Electronics Podcast, who is building a DIY pick and place
- Mike’s Electric Stuff has a great PnP setup because he knows to re-use parts so often
- Mike also recently did a teardown video about an underwater radio
- Chris recalls a talk about underwater electronics from 2017, from Nic Bingham
- Pu pu platter
- Chris recently got back from travel and posted a bunch of new Instagram photos
- Dave has been posting more to Instagram as well, lately.
- KiCon will be happening in a modified form this year. It will be a developer conversation on October 3rd. Submit questions on social media using the hashtag, #AskKiCadV6
- For the 3 mistakes with layout video, Dave was attempting to install the Digikey library, but did not end up finding the part he wanted.
- SnapEDA created a KiCad plugin
- Check out this awesome photo of an optics table
When your experiment’s optics table has optics tables pic.twitter.com/vADJLSrJW4
— Dr. Cℏarles D. Brown II (@CDBrownII) September 8, 2020