State of play for us

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I thought it was important to provide an update to let you know the state of play for us here at Nexus at this difficult time for everyone. In terms of our operation, we’re operating as close to normal as possible, whilst ensuring we look after the health of our team. The majority of staff are working from home, with…

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Judgement Day

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We’re a good few weeks into 2020 now and it can’t have escaped your attention that cybersecurity is an extremely hot topic for the year. (It’s also our focus for all trade shows at which we’re exhibiting this year) Why are we so focused on cyber? While corporate giants will remain high-profile targets for cyber-attacks, it’s the SMEs (many of…

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Embedded World 2020

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Would you like a free e-ticket to Embedded World 2020 at the end of February? Here’s a link if you do, use code B424195 and hey presto you will get a free ticket. We’ll be there at the Datakey booth in Hall 4A-309, exhibiting the wide range of Datakey ruggedised memory and connectors for industrial and military applications. Please stop by…

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Pi in the sky

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We’ve written about the Raspberry Pi before and for good reason: it really has taken the world by storm since it was released seven years ago. And now, not content with “the world”, it appears to be taking space by storm too. As reported by the BBC, the Pi was used by UK satellite company SSTL to take pictures of…

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I blame IBM

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If you’ve been using computers for more than a decade, then there’s little doubt that you’ll be familiar, with this phrase: Control, Alt, Delete. Indeed, the computer keyboard command has become so ingrained into our society, that it’s spawned plenty of pop culture references, as well as being inducted into the meme half of fame. But while you’re almost certainly…

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Killer app

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Do you know what accountants used before Excel and other spreadsheet software was invented? Pen and paper. Seems pretty obvious really, but when you consider how complex software is these days, and the hugely intricate operations they’re required to complete, you wonder how on earth anyone could have done any of this stuff without a computer. So, how did they?…

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Remember MMCs?

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As a designer, one of the key things you’ll be considering is the longevity of the product you design. After all, it’s no good pouring blood, sweat, tears and years into something that’s only going to be used for five minutes. In my experience, the best designers design with this in mind, considering the chances of the finished product becoming…

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See you at Silverstone?

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We are exhibiting at PCB Design and Manufacturing Live in Northampton on Thursday this week. (9th May) It promises to be a good day, and in addition to exhibiting, we’ve been asked to deliver a presentation on designing removable memory onto a PCB, so if that’s up your street then make sure you’re there at 11.30am, as that’s when we’re…

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Seen us?

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If you are a regular reader of Electronics magazine here in the UK, you may have seen our feature in February’s edition? It was an article written by yours truly, focusing on some core design considerations for embedded systems, and it seems to have gone down pretty well! If you haven’t read it, you can read the online version HERE…

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