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Comment: HP leak probe, 'stupid cubed'
9/8/2006   Post a comment
A new and disturbing twist surfaces in the Hewlett-Packard leak probe.
Yet more free graphics programs
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/8/2006   Post a comment
Folks continue to recommend really good graphics programs; meanwhile I'm busily looking for (accurate) spectral data on moonlight.
Letter: EDA has leadership, needs more
9/8/2006   Post a comment
I strongly disagree with Naveed Sherwani's statement that the EDA industry lacks leadership, a reader writes.
Programmed cellular relief
9/7/2006   1 comment
Some jerk sits down next to you, pulls out a cell phone, and begins yacking at the top of his lungs. You'd like to kill him. But isn't there a better way?
More cool low-cost (or free) graphics programs
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/7/2006   Post a comment
How about a virtual easel that mimics oils, chalk, markers, crayons, pencils, and so forth?
A 'senses challenge' plus lots of other cool stuff
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/6/2006   Post a comment
Among other things, we find an interactive challenge to our senses (each item comes with a short explanation as to how you can't always trust your perception).
The law of demand and supply
9/6/2006   Post a comment
EDA companies are often accused of not being creative in expanding the market they serve. But their behavior is justified by economic imperatives.
The human touch
Automotive DesignLine Blog  
9/6/2006   Post a comment
The Cadillac presentation I attended last week talked about the latest electronic and technical improvements to the car line—but there was also renewed emphasis on hand craftsmanship and quality.
Minneapolis falls in line
9/6/2006   Post a comment
Minneapolis is the latest in a number of cities around the world to embark on a wireless future.
Think small, part 2
Signal Processing DesignLine Blog  
9/6/2006   Post a comment
When you are looking for components, you are also looking for a partner. Make sure your partner is committed to your success.
The bigger the better
9/5/2006   Post a comment
Last week I had a chance to spend time with the good folks of Optoma learning about their company and their products.
From banana-plant solar panels to 406 MPH in a Peugeot 406
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/5/2006   Post a comment
I've just returned from celebrating the Labor Day holiday (and by golly I was ready for it) to discover all sorts of cool stories in my email.
Telephone telepathy--the ultimate wireless
9/5/2006   Post a comment
According to a Reuters report, scientist Rupert Sheldrake claims he has proof that telephone telepathy exists. The phenomenon of having a person you just thought about call you, telephone telepathy extends to email as well.
Think small
Signal Processing DesignLine Blog  
9/5/2006   Post a comment
Want to ship lots of products? You should target low-volume markets. It sounds strange, but it's true.
This service is a scream. Literally.
9/4/2006   Post a comment
This "tool" causes your handset to scream if it's stolen.
9 out of 10 but no hamburgers
Audio DesignLine Blog  
9/2/2006   Post a comment
The abscence of hamburgers more than 17 years ago can bring some education to XM and other companies. This story has loads to offer all project managers - and team members.
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