Electronic Manufacturing, electronics podcast, MacroFab, macrofab engineering podcast

MEP EP#250: Artisan Sudo Toasters

Podcast Notes


  • EXTRALIFE charity update
  • How Biden may handle China and the electronics trade
    • CHIPS Act
      •  Creating Helpful Incentives for Producing Semiconductors
      •  Incentives for the construction of semiconductor manufacturing facilities and equipment
    • Calls for $300 billion in new funding over four years for R&D and breakthrough technologies like AI and quantum computing.
    • “aggressive trade enforcement actions against China”
  • Drawing wiring harness diagrams for contract manufacturing


  • Adventures in Rpi 4
    • Microcenter trip
      • 15 watts of power – no more no less
    • Stephen isn’t a linux guy…
    • Trying to install ERPnext – open source enterprise resource planning
    • ERPnext is an all in one business management software
      • Accounting
      • HR & Payroll
      • Manufacturing
      • Sales & Purchase
      • CRM
      • Projects

Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!