Shameless plug Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 5/27/2009 Post a comment This is just a note to encourage anyone who hasn't checked out Max Maxfield's Fundamentals of Mixed-Signal FPGAs course to do so without delay.
The design debate: Art versus science Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 5/20/2009 4 comments Ask a chip designer if the work he or she does is an art or a science and you will more than likely hear the former. But Naveed Sherwani, the outspoken president and CEO of fabless ASIC vendor Open-Silicon, takes issue with that.
What does software firm want with MathStar? Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 5/13/2009 Post a comment Why is PureChoice Inc., a vendor of building-performance reporting software, trying to buy MathStar for around $9.5 million? And why hasn't the defunct programmable logic vendor's board responded?
Patent strike? Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 5/6/2009 Post a comment In case you've missed it, there has been a fascinating exchange about the broken U.S. patent system taking place on the pages of EE Times over the past couple weeks.