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Andrew Back

United Kingdom

Freelance Consultant | AB Open

Open source (hardware and software!) advocate, Treasurer and Director of the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation, organiser of Wuthering Bytes technology festival and founder of the Open Source Hardware User Group.

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Andrew Back

Development Kits

2 weeks ago

Getting Started with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano 2GB

Setting up and an introduction to Jetson AI training and certification.

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Test and Measurement

1 month ago

The WFH Engineer

Getting set up for working from home as an electronics engineer.

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Development Kits

1 month ago

Jetson Nano 2GB Makes AI Even More Accessible

New NVIDIA developer kit further lowers the barrier to getting hands-on with AI, robotics and other applications which benefit from CUDA accelerated compute.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

1 month ago

Hands-on with Microchip SAM-IoT WG

IoT development board combines low power 32-bit ARM Cortex M0+ with slick sensor to cloud out-of-the-box experience.

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Wireless

2 months ago

Getting Started with PSoC 6 BLE Prototyping Kit and ModusToolbox

Hands on with CY8CPROTO-063-BLE and the flexible ModusToolbox platform.

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Electronics Design

2 months ago

A Trip Back in Time via The RS Data Library

A look back at a much loved engineer’s treasure trove of information from the pre-Web days.

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Power

3 months ago

Restoring a Sun SPARCstation IPX Part 2: Cleaning up, and Additional PSU and NVRAM Work

Cleaning plastic parts, replacing more PSU caps, a new fan and an NVRAM fix.

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Andrew Back

Power

4 months ago

Restoring a Sun SPARCstation IPX Part 1: PSU and NVRAM

Repairing a dead power supply and replacing the NVRAM in a vintage UNIX workstation.

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Internet of Things

4 months ago

Hands-on with the Connected Lighting Platform

Setting up the development tools and exploring the examples provided with the ON Semiconductor kit.

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LED Lighting

5 months ago

ON Semiconductor Connected Lighting Platform Provides Head Start for Advanced Solutions

A first look at the LIGHTING-1-GEVK development platform and PoE module.

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Electronics Design

7 months ago

Install NetBSD on a Vintage Computer

Put that cherished computer to good use, while getting hands-on with an O/S that can trace its history back over more than 40 years and which remains actively developed today.

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Also In the News

8 months ago

Contribute to Coronavirus Research with Folding@home

Distributed computing project takes up the fight against 2019-nCov and all you need is a computer to join the effort.

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