Test Engineer of the Year 2012 Engineering Pop Culture! 2/3/2012 2 comments Broadcom's Brad Davis takes home the award at this year's DesignCon for design-verification testing on mobility system on chip (SOC) designs, inclding the BCM4330 combo chip.
Viewpoint: 'The R&D credit doesn't work' Blog 2/2/2012 60 comments The R&D tax credit does not increase U.S. R&D expenditures, and the $10 billion we spend each year on the credit is mostly a financial transfer from the government to large multinational corporations with no benefit to U.S. taxpayers.
Good Grief… Not again! Engineering Pop Culture! 2/1/2012 7 comments I’m starting to feel distinctly silly, because yet another electronics hobby project has failed to perform as expected…
Time to play hard ball on tech manufacturing Blog 2/1/2012 152 comments It's time for policy makers to play hard ball with multinational corporations that outsource manufacturing, design and R&D jobs. If they don't, manufacturing will cease to be the engine of U.S. economic growth.
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.