Why enterprise ontology management matters to the EKG industry

On Nov. 23rd, 2021, MarkLogic announced the acquisition of ontology management company Smartlogic. Image by the author.

A simple but well-designed 3D printed mount for the low-cost VL53L0X time-of-flight sensor allows precise vertical angle adjustment that prevents false-positive backscatter triggering. Photo by the author.

A Powerful MicroPython Kit for Under $10

The $9.90 Maker Pi RP2040 Robotics Kit includes the board, 4 Grove connectors, a screwdriver, and rubber mounting feet. Photo by the author.

How to get a big impact from little blogs

A mind map for writing awesome CoderDojo STEM Blogs. Image by the author.

How combining three emerging technologies is driving innovation

The Learning-Knowledge-Language (LKL) Innovation Hot Zone combines three emerging technology dimensions to create new business solutions. Image by the author.

How the new $4 Pico microcontroller can power a new generation of teaching robots for coding clubs.

Top view of the Raspberry Pi Pico Collision Avoidance Robot programmed with Micropython. This robot forms a platform for about a dozen other robots used in CoderDojo coding clubs. Image by the author.
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What upgrading my robots taught me about designing sustainable robots for the classroom

We are upgrading our $25 CoderDojo robot from an Arduino Nano to the powerful new Raspberry Pi Pico by just swapping out the processor on the solderless breadboard. A robot architecture with upgradable CPUs will add three points to your robot sustainability score—image by the author.

Dataflow architecture and how it may influence your IT strategy

SambaNova is an example of a Dataflow Architecture that has many architectural similarities to the human brain. This figure is my own intuitive measure of a similarity score between hardware, knowledge graphs, and the human brain. Note that I rank Dataflow as having a .9 similarity score with the human brain. Artwork by author.

Dan McCreary

Distinguished Engineer with an interest in knowledge graphs, AI and complex systems. Big fan of STEM, Arduino, robotics, DonkeyCars and the AI Racing League.

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