solar-energy-harvesting-fig2I have a new article over at Mouser Electronics Bench Talk for Design Engineers blog!  Click here  to go right to the article. See what magic you can make happen with some TI MSP430s and a TI LaunchPad!   Hint:  Snail Mail Gets a High Tech prototype!  You don’t have to be an engineer to enjoy this one, DIYers and Makers of all skill levels should be able to follow along.  There are more blogs coming that help explain the underlying electronics, so stay tuned!  You can find all my articles here, there is a RSS feed you can subscribe to so you never miss an article.