Aviation Week reports here on lithium-sulfur batteries and their possible aviation applications.
Extremetech reports here that several types of iPhones use software locks to limit the ability of third parties to change batteries.
MIT Technology Review discusses here Russian attacks that take advantage of vulnerabilities in several IoT devices.
Aviation Week reports here on an additional issue found on the 737 MAX.
This airport directory sign at DTW shows a pretty picture. But is a giant Windows login screen really the best use of this real estate?
I saw another sign goof a few weeks ago but don’t have photos. A sign along the Interstate in Nashville was scrolling a full Linux boot window, showing each line of the boot sequence as it went.
I have started a new feature of my Embedded Systems Channel on YouTube—the Embedded Systems Minute. These short videos introduce a single important topic in embedded computing. You can see the first ESM on the critical instant in real-time scheduling here.
The splashdown of Apollo 11 completed the fulfillment of President Kennedy’s promise. Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins not only returned safely but brought with them a scientific treasure trove from which humanity continues to learn.
The world cheered for Apollo 11. Humanity can continue to explore the universe. The people who read this blog can contribute to that effort. These efforts have many practical benefits. The uplift and sense of adventure are just as important.