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Times are tough all over, so don't write off the silicon foundry model just yet
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4/28/2003   Post a comment
Is the pure-play foundry model broken?

EBN recently explored this issue in light of the business conditions that the top three silicon contract manufacturers are battling, as well as claims by analysts and a few top independent device manufacturers (IDMs) that the cost of doing business is undermining the ability of foundries to roll out new technology for their customers.

Why are you still using C?
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4/21/2003   4 comments
Here are some reasons to consider using the OO features of C++ in your next embedded project.
Electronics industry weathers financial crisis through an ability to adapt to changing markets
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4/21/2003   Post a comment
Here's a toast to you electronics road warriors, survivors of the bloodless wars. Industry old timers tell us this was the worst downturn they've seen. Few would disagree.


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Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
42 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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