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Reflections on 2017

Today is the first day of 2018. I wanted to sit down and write about what happened to me in 2017 and what is on the horizon for me in 2018. Here’s a short version of what life brought me in 2017: Got accepted to MSTI(Master’s of Science in Technology Innovation) at GIX(Global Innovation Exchange) […]

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Tools, parts and kits for starting in IoT

As you might know, I’ve been shifting my career focus from software engineering to hardware design and manufacturing. Specifically designing, prototyping, testing and manufacturing of connected devices. During the last two years I’ve been purchasing various tools, micro controllers, electronic parts and kits to help me design and prototype the hardware as I imagine it. […]

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Seeed Studio Fusion Review

This blog post is a review of Seeed Studio Fusion PCB / stencil service. A few weeks ago I was looking for PCB service with an option to get a stencil for my PCBs and a representative from Seeed Studio approached me asking to give them a try. They were very polite and offered a […]

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Laravel: my first framework. Chapter 6 – Database Operations

The following content is the sixth chapter of my new e-book titled “Laravel: my first framework“. This writing is copyright by Maksim Surguy. Unauthorized copy and distribution of this material is prohibited. Chapter 6. Database Operations This chapter covers Configuring Laravel to use a database Introduction to Query Builder and Eloquent ORM Using Query Builder operators for […]

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