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Copenhagen – Clean, Green and Cashless!

When jumping off the surprisingly practical Norwegian plane (it had WiFi) at Copenhagen for the first time over the weekend, I quickly realised that despite being well equipped with my Revolut card – which for anyone wondering is a digital-only financial… Continue

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31st December 2015 | By:

Why do large corporations resist innovation?

If you follow business blogs regularly, they are filled with story after story of people frustrated with their organisations for not innovating. For dismissing their ideas. For pulling funding and support from projects that have barely had a chance to… Continue

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30th December 2015 | By:

Strain Gauges [PART 1 – Strain Definition]

This series of posts will cover the fundamental principles of strain gauges, and provide a brief introduction of how they work and how they can be used. Measuring strain is a very basic necessity for a wide range of engineering… Continue

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26th December 2015 | By:

Manipulating the browser history [HTML5]

Since the introduction of HTML5 it’s been possible to manage the browser history using the history and history.pushState API. It allows us to change the URL in the browser without the page refreshing. There are a lot of frameworks that already support… Continue

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24th December 2015 | By:

Strain Gauges [PART 2 – The Sensor]

The first part of this series covered the definition of strain, and provided a very basic description of the deformation that a member goes through under uniaxial tension/compression. This post will focus on how strain measurements can be taken exactly… Continue

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24th December 2015 | By:

Double linked list in C [part 2]

In the first part of this blog entry we discussed the basics of the linked lists and showed a simple implementation in C. Let’s try and extend the previous implementation and make this into a Double linked list. A double linked list… Continue

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19th December 2015 | By:

Step Up (Boost) DC-DC Converters

A common requirement for many applications is the ability to convert the input power. Usually, a device will have a single power input which could be from a battery, directly from mains, or perhaps it will accept a specific voltage… Continue