What were they thinking: Overly complex design
Engineering Pop Culture! 5/31/2013 12 comments
I think Wile E. Coyote was the kind of person who created many of the patents I find to write about in my “what were they thinking” series. You know what I mean – those absurdly complicated gadgets...
Video: Funny magic trick
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I just ran across a video on YouTube (where else) billed as "Easily the funniest magic trick I've ever seen!" So, of course, I had to take a look…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – May 29th 2013
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ARM, ATopTech, Atrenta, Avery, Cadence, ClioSoft, Concept, EnSilica, G-Analog, Kilopass, Mentor, National Photonics, PRO DESIGN, ProximusDA, S2C, Silicon Frontline, STMicroelectronics, Synopsys, TSMC, UMC and Xilinx made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Engineering Pop Culture! 5/28/2013 10 comments
I've been playing with the Image Blender app on my iPad, and I have to say that it is a LOT of fun.
Did you say 'programmable analog'?
Blog 5/24/2013 2 comments
As technology evolves, the definition of "programmable" analog/mixed-signal ICs has evolved as well; most users find the change to be a very good thing, despite any limitations it may impose.Amplification, Conversion, Integration Nation, Power
EDA/IP weekly roundup – May 22nd 2013
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Aldec, Avery, Berkeley, Cadence, Cypress, DAC, GlobalFoundries, IDC, Imec, Imperas, Mentor, Oasys, OpSIS, Real Intent, Renesas, Samsung, SEMI, Si2, Tezzaron and TSMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Internet of Things' impact on medical care
Blog 5/22/2013 1 comment
Healthcare might seem unlikely target application for the Internet of Things technology, but recent developments show small ways that big-data is going to make an impact on patient care moving into the future.
Achieving inner peace
Blog 5/20/2013 7 comments
What does it take to always be cheerful, to ignore aches and pains, to relax without alcohol, and to sleep without the aid of drugs?