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!
Paul Thompson, CEO of Pakton Technology, talks with Dave about building electric fence controllers, including how to generate high voltages, dealing with lightning and how to ensure safety using microcontrollers.
Chris talks with Scott Shawcroft who works at Adafruit on CircuitPython. He helped to port MicroPython to the SAMD21 chipset and discusses the details of getting a language working on a new platform, including how to use debuggers.