Anthony Wall–PhD design student at Tyndall in Cork, Ireland–joins Chris to talk about the ADC he is designing based on a “current-starved ring oscillator”. A deep dive into mixed signal chip design, the Irish chip industry, and having your silicon manufactured.
Michael Corr of Duro Labs joins Chris to talk about Product Lifecycle Management: what it is, when to start using it, and how our listeners can be certain the correct design files are being used to manufacture their next electronics project.
Trains are a continual source of fascination for nerds young and old. This week, Chris and Dave discuss recent train experiences and also talk about new chip fabs, shuttering IoT networks, asset tracking for the masses, and really old software.
Joe Grand recently reverse engineered a Trezor cryptocurrency wallet to recover $2M. He returns to The Amp Hour after 10 years to talk with Chris about hardware hacking, past projects, and what Joe hopes to learn next.
Charlie Larrabee joins Chris to talk about electronics and technology education for kids age 6 to 14. They cover challenges in teaching (and learning) and how to encourage children to get more involved in electronics.