Jargon translation for research papers
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/9/2012 9 comments
Do you ever wonder what the authors of research papers are really saying with all that stilted jargon? Here’s a ‘What they say’ and ‘What they mean’ translation…
Counting down to the EOTWAWKI
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/8/2012 20 comments
Well, the good news is that we may not have to fear the forthcoming Robot Uprising and it may not matter if engineers are lacking in social skills, because…
Did EE Times influence Legislation?
Engineering Pop Culture! 1/6/2012 8 comments
I’ve written a few articles for EE Times recently about the problem the electronics industry faces with counterfeit parts. It’s serious, expensive, and by all indications the problem is getting worse.
How random is random?
Blog 1/3/2012 24 comments
Random number generation is necessary for cryptographic processes, but how do you create a random number in an FPGA…
MEMS will set the world on fire
Blog 1/1/2012 27 comments
There is nothing more magical than seeing the tree at Rockefeller Center at Christmas time. That magic must have worked its way at 30 Rock into the audience of the Seventh Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference.