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Notes from ESC's great debate
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4/29/2010   Post a comment
One Embedded Systems Conference event that definitely lived up to its billing was the debate between Jim Turley and Clive "Max" Maxfield about embedded versus discrete processors. The event was, as advertised, both entertaining and informative.
A fork in the road to 28-nm FPGAs
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4/22/2010   Post a comment
Xilinx and Altera may both be using TSMC for manufacturing at the 28-nm node, but the two companies have selected different manufacturing processes, at least for high-end products.
NetFPGA design contest
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4/7/2010   Post a comment
Stanford University's NetFPGA program is holding a design contest, asking design teams to produce a working implementation employing any hardware and software design methodology and targeting the NetFPGA development platform.


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Max Maxfield

Creating New Faceplates for Antique Analog Meters
Max Maxfield
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I've currently got a couple of hobby projects on the go that feature the use of antique analog meters. For example, there's my Inamorata Prognostication Engine and its companion, the ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

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 ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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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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