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Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« on: March 20, 2019, 08:23:53 am »
As mentioned on today's live show, I want to get off my lazy arse and make more EEVdiscover episodes.
I already have a list of some places I want to visit, but if there is something/somewhere you want me to visit then please suggest it. Especially if you have contacts at these places and/or know of people you know will be good on camera explaining stuff.
Obviously it needs to be in Australia, overseas is just out of the question at the moment.
I'm after interesting technology related things that would appeal to a broader audience than regular EEVblog viewers.

Thanks.
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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2019, 09:33:14 am »
HMAS Onslow: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Onslow

Should not be too taxing, apart from Sidney traffic.

I have attached some photos, including retro computers and Murphy B40s
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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2019, 09:55:58 am »
HMAS Onslow: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Onslow

I do like submarines  ;D
Have been on plenty, including the Onslow
 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2019, 11:23:58 pm »
Just tried to get access to a potentially cool place nearby, but was denied for security reasons, they don't permit filming or visits to their control room.
I check their Youtube channel and they have a video showing their control room and a tour by a bunch of engineering students  ::)
 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2019, 12:45:35 am »
I suspect the footage was vetted before release.  The students might have been, too.
 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2019, 04:54:29 am »
I suspect the footage was vetted before release.  The students might have been, too.

Yeah, for sure, this is a stones throw from my lab.

 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2019, 05:38:36 am »
I might be biased but things that cross biology with electronics would be interesting for me, although possibly they are a bit too "researchy" still for a wide audience. For instance things like

  • A tour through a Cochlear factory would be interesting (but unlikely!)
  • A look at a decent Nanofab lab - similar techniques to PCB fab but some very high resolution fabrication techniques using lasers and electron beams. (We have Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication here which you may have seen across the car park from the Synchrotron, but looking at the ANFF website there is a NSW branch too, so there might be something near you)
  • Anybody in Sydney doing 3D bioprinting?
 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2019, 05:45:12 am »
I might be biased but things that cross biology with electronics would be interesting for me, although possibly they are a bit too "researchy" still for a wide audience. For instance things like
  • A tour through a Cochlear factory would be interesting (but unlikely!)

I did some contract work for cochlear. A lot of the really interesting stuff is next gen they haven't released yet. But yeah, still good stuff to talk about there.

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  • A look at a decent Nanofab lab - similar techniques to PCB fab but some very high resolution fabrication techniques using lasers and electron beams. (We have Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication here which you may have seen across the car park from the Synchrotron, but looking at the ANFF website there is a NSW branch too, so there might be something near you)

Good suggestion, thanks.[/list]
 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2022, 03:02:36 am »


Quite some time ago I posted an article here on the work of an Australian (Sydney) scientist who is using precise timing to decipher nerve impulses, hopefully leading to new prothesis that allow "paralyzed" people to feel and hopefully, walk again. I am interested in the interface of electronic to the human body. How does it work, how does it know what to do. I'd like to know how that resaerch is oming along and how it works. Can regugar people use commodity off the shelp equipment to use neuroal nets in their human computer interfacing?

I want to figure out to what's invoved in using to use this technology.

https://www.northernprosthetics.com.au/

https://theconversation.com/brain-machine-interfaces-are-getting-better-and-better-and-neuralinks-new-brain-implant-pushes-the-pace-120562
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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2022, 03:05:17 am »
Transcrainial dc stimulation is an interesting technology
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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2022, 09:13:54 am »
Get your BIL in again, along with any of the other interviews you have done in the lab.  The two of you together have great synergy.
 

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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2022, 02:38:41 pm »
human computer interfaces.


I would like to see more on these new brain computer interfaces.
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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
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Re: Suggestions for EEVdiscover Episodes
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2022, 12:22:36 pm »
Brother in Law, the patent attorney, that was a great interview.
 


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