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MOSI/MISO and 140 Years Of Wrong

MOSI/MISO and 140 Years Of Wrong

Look on the circuit board of nearly any electronic device made since the 1980s. If the device intelligently transmits or receives data, you’re likely to find the acronyms MOSI and MISO silkscreened onto the PCB. Rather than indicating a source of salty soy soup, those letters stand for Master Out/Slave In, and Master In/Slave Out. […]

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Creating a Sonic History of Women Around the World

Creating a Sonic History of Women Around the World

Ms. Soli Tii started the World Women Project as a way to document and celebrate the sound of women speaking their native languages.

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Dr. Ruth Schulz Interview at FOO Camp

At FOO Camp 2011, Dr. Ruth Schulz from University of Queensland discusses Lingodroids, robots that can generate their own language that allows them to communicate with each other.

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Braille glove

Braille glove

A wireless tactile communication device for the blind using finger braille – Tactile information transfer is a mapping problem. To simulate this mapping, we have developed a glove embedded with accelerometers, magnetometers, and a controller. When the glove operator taps Braille codes using his/her fingers, the controller maps them to ASCII codes. Conversely, when ASCII […]

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