Breaking News
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog
Content posted in December 2005
Just what is a Christmas Cracker?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/28/2005   Post a comment
Having been born in the UK, this is the time of year when I have to explain British holiday traditions to my American friends, such as "just what is a Christmas Cracker?"
Happy Holidays (especially Boxing Day)!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/22/2005   Post a comment
Coming from the UK but now living in the USA, this is the time of year when I have to explain just what "Boxing Day" is all about.
I'm in Nixi Tube Heaven!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/16/2005   Post a comment
I've just been introduced to the "Mike's Electric Stuff" website, which provides a goldmine of information on early display technologies and other "stuff".
Rounding algorithms we know and love
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/16/2005   Post a comment
The mind boggles at the variety and intricacies of the rounding algorithms used for different applications.
Mixed-signal FPGA is here to stay!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/13/2005   Post a comment
I've seen a number of devices that might be classed as "field-programmable analog arrays (FPAAs)" appear and disappear, but I think this one is here to stay...
OCP is the one for me!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/7/2005   Post a comment
Connecting IP cores together sounds easy if you say it quickly and wave your arms around a lot, but connecting these little scamps together is a non-trivial task.
Pondering a floating-point problem
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/5/2005   Post a comment
You don’t realize what you don’t know until you try to explain it to someone else!


EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
13 comments
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
10 comments
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
41 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 ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
159 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)