App note: Analog and digital conversion handbook

Ultrasounder let us know about this free online data conversion handbook from Analog Devices. It covers everything you’ll need to get started with analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters. It’s not just reference designs, but also theory on how various architectures function. The Data Conversion Handbook, edited by Walt KesterĀ  (Newnes, 2005), is written for design engineers […]

Free download: Cory Doctorow’s MAKERS

If you’re looking for an open source read about open source this Christmas weekend, you might want to check out Cory Doctorow’s MAKERS. MAKERS is a cyberpunk novel set in Doctorow’s trademark near-future, covering the convergence of economic collapse and the open source/maker movement’s efforts to assemble the pieces to construct a New Work economy, […]