Tech news tagged ‘engineer’

Optical motion control of maglev graphite

Thanks to reader Mike Meakin for sending this one in. He writes:Having just looked at the  ‘Ball Bearing Motors’ article in the Engineer in Wonderland blog, you have to look at: http://www.techthefuture.com/science/light-controlled-levitating-magnets/ Watch the video and be amazed. I got the…

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Check out the job service on Electronics Weekly

Check out our constantly-updating job service on Electronics Weekly – make sure you visit us at www.electronicsweekly.com/jobs to see what’s new!You will find a website designed to make finding and applying for jobs much easier, with improved navigation and more accurate job searches. Your log…

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Engineer in Wonderland wanders to new home

I’m very happy to announce that the Engineer in Wonderland blog now has a home of its very own, devoted 100% to the many and various – large and small – wonders of engineering…

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Only Connect: On better manufacturing co-operation

(Before we start this blog, thank you to all those who contacted my directly answering the quiz I set last week. Well the good news is that many of you did indeed do your homework and got all the answers right. It would be unfair to everyone if I were…

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The ideal engineer’s toolbox

What would be the ideal toolbox for an engineer? What would be in it if it could only include five items?We’ll kick this of with five suggestions, but let us know what you think. Select the items you would wish to include and add any further suggestions for…

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How to choose an LED for lighting

Don’t miss another “How To” article that has been posted on the site – Analysis: How to choose an LED for lightingWritten by Jason Ford, technical services manager at Osram, it covers topics such as fine binning for homogeneity and general illumination issues.It begins:With developments made in the…

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Walking on non-Newtonion fluids

A bit of fun for a Friday. ‘Alice’ already linked to this video, in a comment on the ‘An Engineer in Wonderland – Cornflour heaven’ post, but I think it is worth a fuller, wider airing.”When poured and stirred slowly, it is a liquid….When thumped, it momentarily becomes a…

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An Engineer in Wonderland – Free LED design software

An Engineer in Wonderland has a new home. You can find this particular entry here. If you wish to leave a comment, please do that on the new blog. The second of Nat Semi’s excellent power led seminars ‘Driving High-Power LEDs Without Getting Burned – Part 2′ includes some…

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Solar Cells, the developments heat up

Solar Cells are in the spotlight this week as interest heats up. As well as Intel entering the Solar Cells business with the formation of the new company SpectraWatt, IBM is involved in a number of developments.Big Blue has been busy both improving power efficiencies and improving chip cooling…

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Q5 interview – Anne Miller, The Creativity Partnership

Check out the latest Q5 interview, with Anne Miller is an engineer, inventor and director of The Creativity Partnership. Her book, The Myth of the Mousetrap, is about how to get your ideas adopted. In a slightly different Q5, she gives her thoughts on hard-wired creativity, inspiration and morphing…

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