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How it was: Data communications
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9/30/2011   10 comments
In 1980 I started working for SITA – Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques – in Harare in Zimbabwe...
Free webinar - Intro to FPGA design using MATLAB and Simulink
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9/28/2011   Post a comment
One thing I’m really impressed about is all of the free educational and instructional resources that are available these days…
The early days of electronic design…
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9/22/2011   Post a comment
I am going to be posting a new series of blogs on EDA-related topics and also on whatever captures my attention at the … “Ooooh, Shiny!”
Who made the first PLD?
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9/20/2011   24 comments
This is a bit of a poser… do you know the answer?
ClioSoft granted patent for Universal Data Management Adaptor
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9/14/2011   Post a comment
Hmmm – this is an interesting development – to be honest I’m not quite sure what it means with regard to how it affects version control and design data management solutions from other vendors.
Free worldwide power and platform management seminars from Lattice
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9/12/2011   1 comment
Board designers can learn to reduce power and platform management costs up to 50%, increase reliability, and reduce the risk of board re-spins.
I want to join a mob
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9/7/2011   1 comment
I don’t want to be initiated into a gang of rascally rascals, you understand – I just want to be part of a Flash mob…
Radiation-shielding design and analysis tool now available
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9/7/2011   Post a comment
Developed by Raytheon, the TopAct tool accelerates space, defense, energy, and medical application development
Amr Mohsen – A story so bizarre…
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9/6/2011   17 comments
I thought it may be worth while reminding those who did not witness this tale the first time around or who had forgotten just how crazy our industry can be.
Xilinx is on a roll
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9/6/2011   Post a comment
I don’t know why, but suddenly I’m being bombarded with press releases from the folks at Xilinx…
Don’t miss Xilinx at IBC 2011
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9/6/2011   1 comment
Xilinx has just announced its participation at IBC 2011 in Amsterdam, from September 8-13, at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre, Stand #10.D25, Hall 10.
Altium Designer made available to over 5,000 GoEngineer customers
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9/2/2011   Post a comment
Altium signs GoEngineer to distribute next-generation electronics design software to Western and South Central U.S.
Free Webinar: Establishing a requirements-driven FPGA/ASIC design process
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9/2/2011   Post a comment
This webinar will present advanced chip design methods and practices that are now essential for any design project.
Are “Cord Hogs” the solution to multiple cables in your backpack?
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9/2/2011   5 comments
This is a plastic “thing” that is designed in such a way as to facilitate your winding electric cables around it and securing them so they don’t unravel.


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