6 Tips for Students Heading to College

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6 Tips for Students Heading to College

Preparing to embark on your college career? It is a big change from high school with less structure, more freedom, and greater responsibility. You become your own business, in a sense. You are the President and CEO of your experience. It’s an amazing time for self-discovery and growth, but it can be an adjustment. Here are some tips to help … Read More

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How to Fix SPSS Installer UI Mode Error

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Support, Tutorial

How to Fix SPSS Installer UI Mode Error

SPSS Visualization Designer is one of the software packages included in our SPSS Statistics Premium packages. Visualization Designer can help you create compelling visualizations for your data, which can be used in other SPSS products. The only problem with Visualization Designer is that it’s an older program. It was last updated in the Windows 7 era, but Windows has launched … Read More

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NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers for myDAQ

Mark PhilippAll Topics, National Instruments, Tutorial

NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers and ELVISmx for myDAQ

The NI myDAQ is a versatile data acquisition device that can be used with NI LabVIEW software. We’ve written many tutorials and informational blogs about the myDAQ. This post, however, will outline how to install the necessary drivers and software for the myDAQ. Why Do I Need Drivers with LabVIEW? When a computer needs to interact with some piece of … Read More

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Making IoT Accessible to Education with ThingWorx

kristielAll Topics, Internet of Things (IoT), STEM Education

Making IoT Accessible to Education with ThingWorx

PTC is bringing its’ powerful ThingWorx technology platform to the education market. ThingWorx is a technology platform that allows users to develop and deploy connected solutions for the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things, commonly referred to as IoT, has been around for decades. Simplified, IoT refers to connecting devices or “things” with the internet to send and receive … Read More

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Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with Mechanics 2

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with Mechanics 2.0

fischertechnik Education offers a progression of tools to help teach STEM education concepts. Beginning in elementary school, fischertechnik provides curriculum-based programs for 2nd Grade and up. Advancing to Middle and High School, topic-focused, activity-based STEM sets are available including standards-based curriculum offerings. Pre-assembled simulation models are available for higher education, vocational and technical programs. This article will focus on the Mechanics … Read More

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Countdown to WorldSkills 2017 in Abu Dhabi

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Countdown to WorldSkills 2017 in Abu Dhabi

There are less than 100 days before the WorldSkills 2017 global vocational skills competition begins in Abu Dhabi! Teams from around the globe are busy making preparations for the 44th WorldSkills Competition in October. This event boasts over 1,300 participants from 77 countries. Showcasing the value of skills is the main objective of this event that is being organized by ACTVET, the … Read More

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A Closer Look at Pixologic ZBrush 4R8

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A Closer Look at Pixologic ZBrush 4R8

ZBrush has set the standard for what the 3D industry has come to expect from a digital sculpting application. It bridges the gap between 2D and 3D. A powerful tool used in the making of many award-winning films and video games, this digital sculpting and painting program also serves many other industries. From scientific visualization and vehicle design to education and … Read More

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Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial

Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

We recently posted a blog about embedded programming using the Raspberry Pi. In an effort to provide further information about accessing Raspberry Pi hardware in an embedded environment, this post will dive into using Raspberry Pi’s 1 MHz timer, also known as the system timer. In this post, we will be extending our last project and modifying our Delay function … Read More

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