- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 9/2011 on page 43
A ghost in the machine
E-Labs Inside section
It must have been about a year ago when I first noticed it. I plugged my electric corkscrew (what, doesn’t every engineer carry one in their toolbox?) into its charging station as usual but this time the charging LED began flashing on and off. Odd, I thought, it’s never done that before; the charger circuit must be more sophisticated than I’d imagined.