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electronic component

Synaptic tail-chasing: Will we ever have a human connectome?

www.extremetech.com
The field of artificial intelligence has been set abuzz by a recent plan to create a connectome for a human brain. To borrow a term from circuit board design, a connectome can be described as a netlist for the brain. Basically, a netlist is a file that contains a description...
Synaptic tail-chasing: Will we ever have a human connectome?

Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits

www.engadget.com
Though electronics hobbyists may not have the same resources that the Maker Sheds of the world have to design, package and sell do-it-yourself kits, electronics component distributor Jameco plans to change that. With Club Jameco, enthusiasts can pitch their kit ideas to the electronic component wizards in Belmont, CA...
Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits

Premier Farnell signs deal with Sony to make mini-computer Raspberry Pi in UK

www.guardian.co.uk
Success of credit card-sized device leads to agreement to make up to 300,000 unitsPremier Farnell, the electronic component specialist which has seen two of its top executives poached by leisure groups recently, now has some better news to deliver.It has signed a multi-million pound deal with Sony UK Technology Centre...
Premier Farnell signs deal with Sony to make mini-computer Raspberry Pi in UK

LittleBits Helps People Play with Electricity

blogs.wsj.com
Analog toy makers--like the Lego Group, which makes a huge array of building blocks, or Infinitoy, the makers of Zoob spherical, joint-connected building "blocks"--should be feeling their age right now. A New York City startup, littleBits Electronics Inc., has attracted new funding to help offer "open source hardware," or electronic...
LittleBits Helps People Play with Electricity

The transistor turns 65, awaits AARP card

www.engadget.com
Without the transistor our modern world would not be possible. It is, arguably, the most important scientific advance of the 20th century and this weekend it officially enters its golden years. 65 years ago William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain (above) worked together to create the world's first...
The transistor turns 65, awaits AARP card

Humans and silicon don't mix, but a new material coating could put chips inside our bodies

gigaom.com
Silicon is cheap — a feature that has made it a darling of the electronics industry. But it has a major problem: It doesn’t play well with people. “People are the worst enemy of silicon,” said Paul Berger, an electrical and computer engineering professor at Ohio State University. “When we...
Humans and silicon don't mix, but a new material coating could put chips inside our bodies
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