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Wirelessly Powering a “Smart Pill” From Outside the Body

Wirelessly Powering a “Smart Pill” From Outside the Body

Smart pills will change the way the medical professionals treat disease. Researchers are developing tiny capsules that can be placed...

Maximize your figures

Jiro's pick this week is a new feature in R2018a to maximize/minimize the figure window.For quite some time, people have...

All-time heat records set around the globe last week: Some great climate visuals

Phew… that was hot! Last week was more than warm here in the Northeast. Meteorologists called the phenomena an oppressive heat...

Visualizing Fixed-Point Algebraic Loops

A few days ago I had to debug a very large model generating an error similar to the following: In my...

The OEIS and the Recamán Sequence

Here are the first 12 integers from an infinite sequence defined by a deceptively simple rule. Can you see...

A couple of my favorite new Image Processing Toolbox functions

In July, 2016, I selected Philip Kollmansberger’s useful File Exchange contribution Skeleton3D as the Pick of the Week. I’d like...

Memoize Functions in MATLAB 2

Very early on in this blog (2006!), I wrote a post on memoizing functions, i.e., caching results so outputs that...

Machine Learning to the Rescue! 2

MathWorks was recently at RoboCup 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Over the 7 days of this event, we got a lot...

Using a List of Anonymous Functions to Implement a Set of Checks on a Data Set

I need to perform a number of checks on the values in a large table. Currently I implement the checks...