Random Walk 2.2 – Gamer’s Guide to Ecology, Sonar-Busting Moth Wings, Cosmic Rays and Electronics

LISTEN // CAPTIONS Hello, and welcome to Random Walk, a sciencey podcast where we take multiple steps of unit length, each with directions selected independently from the previous step. I’m your host Adam Fortais. Your random walk for the week … Continue reading Random Walk 2.2 – Gamer’s Guide to Ecology, Sonar-Busting Moth Wings, Cosmic Rays and Electronics

Random Walk 2.1 – Gamer’s Guide to Ecology, Ig Nobels, Montreal Protocol, The Narwhal

LISTEN // CAPTIONS Hello, and welcome to Random Walk, a sciency podcast where we take steps of unit length 1, with directions selected randomly and independent of the previous step. I’m your host Adam Fortais. This is a bit of … Continue reading Random Walk 2.1 – Gamer’s Guide to Ecology, Ig Nobels, Montreal Protocol, The Narwhal

Random Walk 30: Introducing Jessie deHaan and the Gamer’s Guide to Ecology #1

LISTEN // WATCH Last week we introduced Jessie deHaan and the Gamer’s Guide to Ecology. Today, Adam and Jessie talk about grad school, ecology, gaming, and why those things go together so well. We conclude with the very first episode … Continue reading Random Walk 30: Introducing Jessie deHaan and the Gamer’s Guide to Ecology #1

Deformable Electronics: Printed Circuits, Conductive Insulators, Liquid-Metal Veins

This is a lecture prepared for Physics 1E03 at McMaster University by Adam Fortais. 1E03 is a first-year engineering course that covers electronics and circuit design. This lecture was designed to show how the concepts covered in the course show … Continue reading Deformable Electronics: Printed Circuits, Conductive Insulators, Liquid-Metal Veins