As Micky Mouse (1928--) once famously said: "Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes." I just meandered my way into my chum Ivan's office in the next bay to ask him a question about building a rail gun (what do you do on your coffee break?). While leaning against Ivan's bookcase, I noticed a temptingly tasty HP-32SII RPN Scientific Calculator sitting on the shelf.
Increasingly, embedded systems are required to perform 'AI and DL on the Edge'; i.e., the edge of the Internet where sensors and actuators interface with the real world. Things are progressing apace with regard to artificial intelligence (AI), artificial neural networks (ANNs), and deep learning (DL). Some hot-off-the-press news is that CEVA has just unveiled its NeuPro family of processors for AI/DL at the edge.
A couple of years ago, I picked up a couple of very tasty little component testers. I know you'll be surprised to hear this, but I was so enthused that I penned a column about them (see Very Affordable & Incredibly Useful Electronic Component Testers). As you can see in this video, using these testers is a breeze. All you have to do is insert the component terminals into the Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket and press the "Test" button.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".