TI Launchpad TMS570

5 Things You Should Know About Working With Electronics

Electronics have undoubtedly revolutionized the way we do things in the 21st century. It’s amazing just to think about how many functions these devices perform. From storing and retrieving your money from an ATM, powering cars and airplanes, monitoring patients’ health status in hospitals to facilitating communication between people in different locations. Electronics are used…

Metal 3D printer

Metal 3D Printers Will Have Massive Implications

3D printing technology has already shown the world that a fairly small desktop appliance can pop out a number of elaborate items. However, it has been limited to certain materials. Metal 3D printing has historically been cost prohibitive, but now the cost of it has fallen to 1/20th of what it used to be thanks…

Audi E-Tron in Berlin

Audi E-Tron Will Use A Heat Pump To Manage Battery Temperature

The Audi E-Tron electric car will be equipped with a heat pump that keeps battery temperatures in their ideal range throughout the seasons, according to TU News. The news report states that the system will keep the car’s 95 kWh battery pack between 25 and 35 °C, which helps to prevent performance reductions caused by hard…

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Amazon Now Offers Blockchain Templates For Ethereum, Hyperledger

Amazon Web Services, one of the largest web hosts in the world has announced that they are now offering blockchain templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric. This aims to make it easier for AWS users to deploy their own blockchain networks. Ethereum is a global, blockchain-based decentralized app platform (DApp) on which people have deployed…


2018 Ford F-150 Diesel Offers Fuel Efficiency Where You’d Least Expect It

The 2018 Ford F-150 pickup truck comes with a 3.0L Diesel option, facilitating relatively high fuel efficiency relative to other pickup trucks. The truck (the FWD model, to be specific) achieves 30 mpg on the highway, 22 mpg in the city, and 25 MPG combined. This is a major improvement over the gasoline-powered versions, offering…