August 2011

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Weekend Journal: A New Way To Consume Engineering Information

Weekend Journal: A New Way To Consume Engineering Information

I was lucky enough to be gifted a Nook Touch for my recent birthday. It’s a fun new toy, and one that I probably didn’t need (the basis of the gadget industry). If I’ve been working enough to teeter on burnout, it follows that I haven’t had much time to go and read something like a book. I’d love to, and should I ever take a vacation, this this will get quite a workout (I really do miss reading for leisure). The first reason I started looking at eReaders was for component datasheets. While it may seem like a silly application, the ability to look at the information for a part while I’m sitting at my bench is pretty important. I have a short attention span and having something that can display just the datasheet is a good idea (for me); less chance of my attention being drawn by something else […]