Just call me 'Mr GQ' Max’s Cool Beans 8/19/2016 18 comments Do you ever find yourself hankering for an old-time barber giving you an old-fashioned shave involving lots of foam and a straight-edge razor?
AMD’s Zen Takes on Intel Blog 8/18/2016 9 comments Last night, AMD demonstrated an eight-core, dual threaded 3 GHz desktop chip using its new Zen core narrowly edging out a similar high-end desktop CPU from archrival Intel.
Automotive Is the New Black Blog 8/11/2016 Post a comment If you are designing a tailored automotive chip but new to the market, here's a newbie’s guide to selecting processor IP for safety-critical applications.
4K, 8K: In Japan, 'TV Is The Thing' Blog 8/2/2016 17 comments Despite billions of dollars lost in television revenue and a sharp decline in domestic TV unit shipments since 2011, Japanese CE companies just can’t seem to let go of the remote.
Was Microsoft Built on Stolen Goods? Blog 7/27/2016 39 comments The rumor that Microsoft copied DRI's CP/M operating system and sold it to IBM as MS-DOS is getting a new hearing. Software forensics expert Bob Zeidman will reveal new findings from his examination of previously unavailable source code.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.