A quick chat about Innovation Patents vs Invention Patents for another video quickly turned into 30 minutes of general talk about patents, the patent system, patent applications, patent attorneys, over-unity free-energy quackery,
DejaVu. Dave revisits the new generation Cypres 2 parachute Automatic Activation Device and tears it down. A safety device that automatically activates your parachute at a pre-set altitude. It has saved over 4000 lives to date. Forum HERE
A retro look at the 2005 Xbox 14 million unit power cord replacement issue and a teardown and analysis of the supplied protection device from Microsoft. Some interesting engineering lessons to be learned. UPDATE: Apparently what this is an “Arc Fault C...
One item mailbag! A look at the Swissmicro DM42, the world’s most precise pocket calculator. A clone and improvement of the famous HP42S, with open source firmware based on the Free42 platform. https://www.swissmicros.com/dm42.phphttp://thomasokken.