Ajay Bhatt [Photo: Flickr user Intel Free Press]
The Universal Serial Bus first showed up in 1996, replacing SCSI and other interfaces—and the haphazard wizardry it took to get anything working with them. That’s not to say, however, that it was easy—or that things just worked from then on. Joel Johnson (previously) interviews Ajay Bhatt, formerly of Intel, who dreamed of “one port to rule them all.”
I also struggled, even as a technologist. I struggled with upgrading my PC when the multimedia cards first started coming out. I looked at the architecture, and I thought, you know what? There are better ways of working with computers, and this is just too difficult.
I like the idea of solving the world’s interoperativity problems with “power breakfasts at Denny’s”.
Quick Fix is an art installation—a vending machine—that sells likes and followers for your social media accounts.
CNC Kitchen’s 18-minute video on nozzle wear in 3D printing involves sending abrasive filaments (the abrasiveness comes from pigments and additives like carbon fiber, etc) through a variety of nozzles (mostly cheap ones from China), then measuring the results with a micrometer and by taking castings of their interiors — but the best part is […]
Device Orchestra’s first attempt at a classic video game theme. Other highlights from the channel include Spice Girls on 5 toothbrushes, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on a Ladyshave and The Imperial March on a toaster.
Have you started using the oven more than your microwave yet? For most of us, it’s an important signpost on the road from adolescence to adulthood. But it doesn’t mean cooking has to get harder. Believe it or not, “easy” and “tasty” are not mutually exclusive adjectives in the kitchen – as long as you […]
Does your dog need a bit of pampering? We’ve got just the things with this roundup of six top treats and accessories. If Fido had thumbs and credit, you know he’d do the same for you. FOMO Bones CBD Dog Treats CBD is all the rage for stress relief among bipeds, but its benefits can […]
Just because you’re roughing it outdoors doesn’t mean you need to make things any rougher. The next time you’re out camping, feel free to assert your status as a tool-using biped – and boy, do we have the best tools. Here are eight pieces of essential gear for survival or camping use. Slide-N-Glo 3-in-1 Lantern […]