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From: Geek.com - The Legends of Tomorrow Battle the Black Knight and Brandon Routh’s British Accent

Legends of Tomorrow really hit its stride since it came back from the winter break. That George Lucas episode seems to have reminded everyone involved of the importance of a good story. As last night’s […]

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From: Fossbytes - Is Your Computer/Phone Crashing? Blame It On Charged Alien Particles From Outer Space

Short Bytes: You’ll be surprised to know that electrically charged particles coming from outer space can be a reason for crashes of smartphones, computers, and other electronic devices. These particles are generated when cosmic rays strike the Earth’s atmosphere. While these alien particles aren’t harmful to the living beings, they can interfere with integrated circuits and change bits […]

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From: Blog – Hackaday - Microchip Launches New Family Of PICs

Over the last few years, we’ve seen projects and products slowly move from 8-bit microcontrollers to more powerful ARM microcontrollers. The reason for this is simple — if you want to do more stuff, like an Internet-connected toaster, you need more bits, more Flash, and more processing power. This doesn’t mean 8-bit microcontrollers are dead, though. Eight bit micros are still going strong, and this week Microchip announced their latest family of 8-bit microcontrollers.

The PIC16F15386 family of microcontrollers is Microchip’s latest addition to their portfolio of 8-bit chips. This family of microcontrollers is Microchip’s ‘everything and the kitchen sink’ …read more