Intuition for signal integrity Power DesignLine Blog 7/29/2009 Post a comment The design process is a creative process and intuition is the most important skill you rely on first. Once you have a design, then you apply your analysis skills to evaluate the cost-performance tradeoffs.
Managing your aspirations Power DesignLine Blog 7/17/2009 Post a comment Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean became the fourth man to walk on the moon October 1969. He also happens to be the only artist who paints the lunar surface based on personal observation.
Large power plays Power DesignLine Blog 7/15/2009 Post a comment There always seems to be enough money to support large programs. Until the programs run out of money to support.
Make engineering fun again Power DesignLine Blog 7/8/2009 Post a comment "Students are in great position to solve some problems because they are untainted by the knowledge of what can't be done," said Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's chief software architect in Cairo, Egypt.
DAC votes for power management Power DesignLine Blog 7/1/2009 Post a comment Power management is being taken seriously by the design automation community. Design Automation Conference organizers have released the votes, and "Power Scavenging: Waste Not, Want Not" won as DAC's first "community-driven" DAC Pavilion panel.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 18 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...