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    • Jun 29, 2017

    How to spin a servo from the cloud

    Looking for a creative project to reinforce wireless connectivity and the Internet of Things to your students? Here’s one for you – teach your students how to spin a servo from the cloud using the SimpleLink MSP432™ LaunchPad development kit. While this applies to all levels, it is best suited for seniors who may be looking to add...
    • Jun 8, 2017

    3 steps to building your online persona

    You want to find out more about someone… where do you start? The internet, of course . You search Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. to dig up as much information as possible and available in the public domain. It’s just what we do. In fact, 80 million names are searched daily. It’s no different for companies searching for talent...
    • May 22, 2017

    6 tips from TI leaders

    You’ve walked across the stage to receive your diploma. You’ve tossed your cap in the air. You’ve done it – you graduated . Now what? Have no fear! We’ve gathered up 6 tips from TI leaders on how to carry your successes into your next phase of life – the first job. 1. Be curious. Never stop asking questions...
    • May 5, 2017

    How to build a wireless controller

    Digital Systems Teaching and Research (DSTR) Robot Controller Tutorial Students at Texas A&M University have developed the DSTR Robot – a small form factor robotic platform – in the University’s Mobile Integrated Solutions Laboratory. In a little over a year, DSTR has caught the attention of NASA scientists as a potential vehicle...
    • Apr 27, 2017

    Getting started: Career tips for freshmen & sophomores

    Are you a freshman or sophomore about to launch your career or internship search? Read on for things you should do now , to get on track and secure a job when you graduate. If you’re a freshman or sophomore, you’ve probably been focused on your academics these past two years. The thought of getting an internship or first job seems way...
    • Apr 13, 2017

    How to build a microcontroller robot

    This tutorial is designed to help those looking to build a basic microcontroller robot using off the shelf components. Learn how to build and program an MSP430™ MCU LaunchPad™ development kit plus Sub-1 GHz RF CC110L BoosterPack plu...
    • Mar 30, 2017

    It’s all about who you know: networking to get the job

    Ask around… how did most of your friends or family find their current job? Was it through a job site post? Or, did they have a connection that helped open a door? Odds are, networking played a large role. Networking is making contact with people you know, and strengthening those relationships. Does everyone in your circle know you are looking...
    • Mar 16, 2017

    Behind the Lectern: 3 tips to introducing new systems in your classroom

    Dr. Mark A. Yoder has been professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN since 1988. As an author and educator he has been involved with groundbreaking engineering educational initiatives such as DSP First and the Infinity Project and has over 25 years of experience in leading faculty workshops...
    • Feb 21, 2017

    Students build electric motorcycle & travel the world in 80 days

    The gist: twenty-three students from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands banded together to become team STORM Eindhoven. Their mission: spread the importance of sustainable energy by designing and building the world’s fir...
    • Feb 9, 2017

    Steps toward getting a job offer

    You just finished a big interview with the company of your dreams. You and the prospective employer had a great discussion on how your skills and abilities match their business needs. You also proved your capability and achieved likability. Now you just wait until the phone rings and the offer rolls in – right? Not quite. Here are a few tips...