Changing the Business of Electronics Production
In my role as Shaper’s Principal Electrical Engineer, I’ve worked with Altium and Macrofab to help alpha/beta test Altium’s new design-to-manufacturing flow powered by Macrofab.
Raspberry Pi Remote Wake/Sleep-On-LAN Server – Test the v3 Beta
Try out the latest version of my Raspberry Pi Remote Wake/Sleep-on-LAN Server software. Now with signed encryption and dynamic DNS auto-setup!
Interview: Insights for Aspiring Engineers & Product Designers
In this longform interview that I recorded with Altium about a year ago, I share some of my thoughts on accessibility, holistic engineering, and developing products with a collaborative mindset.
Leveraging Engineering Expertise for Supply Chain Success (AltiumLive 2020 Keynote)
The 2020 AltiumLive annual PCB Design conference may have been virtual, thanks to COVID-19, but that didn’t stop me from participating and giving a keynote focused on supply chain management for engineers.
blum.bike (My Open Source At-Home Bike Trainer)
Stuck indoors during the pandemic, I needed a creative outlet and a way to get exercise, so I built an open source stationary bike trainer with real-time web monitoring and controls.
Announcing the Second Edition of “Exploring Arduino”
I’m thrilled to announce that the second edition of Exploring Arduino, my popular book, is now available! Learn more at ExploringArduino.com.
Holistic Product Design for Electrical Engineers – AltiumLive 2019 Keynote Talk
Last year, I spoke about empathetic engineering at Altium’s annual PCB design conference. This year, they invited me back to take that topic a step further. In my 2019 AltiumLive keynote, I discuss what holistic product design means for electrical engineers and PCB designers. Read on to watch the full keynote.
Empathetic Engineering: Watch my Keynote and a Shaper Spotlight from AltiumLive 2018
I recently had the privilege of delivering one of the keynote talks at AltiumLive 2018, an annual conference for circuit board designers. In my talk, I used Shaper (where I currently work) as a case study of how design thinking principles can be leveraged to help engineers design better products. Read on to watch the keynote and a video that highlights Shaper’s design philosophy.
Shaper Origin Teardown with iFixit
I recently spent the day at iFixit HQ, where we tore apart Shaper Origin – the handheld CNC that I helped design. Check out the video to see what makes this thing tick!
Talking Power Tools and Electrical Engineering on Altium’s OnTrack Podcast
What’s on my mind when I’m designing circuit boards? Listen to the latest Altium podcast and find out! “Altium Designer” is the software that I use to design the electronics for Shaper Origin.