Tag Archives: hardware

Problem-solving products and beer at IoTW

On Thursday I hit the latest iteration of the Internet of Things Waterloo meetup at Descendants, specifically to hear my pal George Tsintzouras talk about about his startup Alert Labs. Regular readers know I geek out on hardware and in the … Continue reading

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Tech teen: maker in the house

This is Calder White. My son. Grade 9 at SJAM in Waterloo. He loves to write code. Started with Scratch, then moved on to Javascript, Python and now into Android-based Java. Nowhere in the parenting manual do they tell you … Continue reading

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The further rise of hardware–Catalyst in Kitchener

It was a frosty day in January, earlier this year, that I got to take a tour of the proposed Catalyst 137 “smart manufacturing” space on Glasgow. I’d call it a hardware incubator, but the size (465k sqft) and ambitious … Continue reading

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Learning FPGA’s at kwartzlab

Catherine Holloway of kwartzlab coordinated a Verilog FPGA programming class on Saturday at the lab.  I’ve always wanted to learn this stuff, occasionally driven by the limitations in I/O lines or speed that I’ve hit in some applications using Arduinos … Continue reading

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