Dr Don WIlcher is an engineer and an educator. He joins Chris to talk about working inside industrial facilities, designing electronics for autos, and inspiring the next generation of engineers through teaching.
Chris is joined by his old friend Dave Young of Young Circuits Designs (3rd appearance). They discuss consulting, the opportunity cost of learning, coaching students, managing consulting client needs, redesigning circuits, and more.
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.
Brock LaMeres, a professor at Montana State University, joins Chris to talk about distance learning, embedded systems, designing redundant processors for space missions, engineering education, and lots more!
Dave and Chris take a road trip to Canberra to see the 70m tracking dish for the Deep Space Network. We also recap the meetups throughout Sydney and NZ and the great projects we’ve seen and discuss education.