Ohio-Based “Design Dungeon”

Steve Lubbers describes his workbench as a “work in progress.”

“Steve Ciarcia had a ‘Circuit Cellar.’ I have a ‘Design Dungeon,’” Steve Lubbers says about his Dayton, OH-based workspace. “An understanding wife and a spare room in the house allocated a nice place for a workshop. Too bad the engineer … Continue reading

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An Organized Space for Programming, Writing, and Soldering

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Al Anderson’s den is the location for a variety of ongoing projects—from programming to writing to soldering. He uses several plastic bins to keep his equipment neatly organized. Anderson is the IT Director for Salish Kootenai College, a small tribal … Continue reading

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Innovation Space: A Workspace for Prototyping, Programming, and Writing

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RobotBASIC co-developer John Blankenship accomplishes a lot in his “cluttered” Vero Beach, FL-based workspace. He develops software, designs hardware, packages robot parts for sale, and write books and magazine articles. Thus, his workspace isn’t always neat and tidy, he explained. “The … Continue reading

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One Professor and Two Orderly Labs

Real work is shown here at the digital analog computer—bring-up and debugging of the master controller board. Each of the six microcontrollers is connected to a general-purpose human-interface module.

Professor Wolfgang Matthes has taught microcontroller design, computer architecture, and electronics (both digital and analog) at the University of Applied Sciences in Dortmund, Germany, since 1992. He has developed peripheral subsystems for mainframe computers and conducted research related to special-purpose … Continue reading

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Workspace for Coding and Control System Development

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Not every engineer’s workspace includes a recliner and a Chihuahua—but this setup works for David Cass Tyler, a retired embedded systems engineer from Willard, NM. Tyler’s “work environment” enables him to “do things at his own pace.” Tyler explained his … Continue reading

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