Matt Liberty, creator of the Joulescope, joins Chris to talk about measuring current in low power devices, including IoT devices that have high current RF pulses. Matt explains how to optimize low power designs and how he created the Joulescope.
Jonathan Beri of Golioth joins Chris to talk about the difficulty of standing up an end-to-end IoT solution, including working with web providers, dealing with firmware updates, interfacing with different business organizations and more.
Dave and Chris discuss the benefits of focusing on a platform for finding work and whether that should tilt the discussion of generalist vs specialist. Also software explanations, downsizing, power stations, remote work, new dev boards and more!
Jared Wolff joins Chris to talk about creating a cellular IoT board and all of the pitfalls along the way. He also describes recovering from tech burnout, using the Zephyr RTOS, taking a board to production, and much more!
This 500th episode….contained many of the same things we were talking about in our first few episodes! We review part shortages, OSHW licensing, chip printers, RF simulation, past guests, capacitors, FETs, learning, and much more! Also, we have a giveaway this week.
Ming Zhang, co-founder and CEO of zGlue, joins Chris to talk about connecting chiplets together to create bespoke integrated circuits, which are much smaller and more power efficient than if placed in original packaging.
Maarten Engelen is the CTO of Hiber, a low earth orbit satellite company that offers low data rate connectivity to remote applications. He joins Chris to talk about building and deploying satellites and modems for modern applications.
This week John Davis joins Chris to talk about the crossover into sales and designing electronics for the industrial market. John also describes the wide range of industrial customers he works with every day.