Peter Alfke Remembered, 1931-2011 Engineering Pop Culture! 10/31/2011 5 comments My friend Mike Santarini, publisher of Xcell Journal at Xilinx just told me of the passing of Peter Alfke, who was with Xilinx for more than 20 years.
The story behind the story Engineering Pop Culture! 10/28/2011 11 comments No person is an island and no career path is a straight line. Who got, or didn't get, you where you are today?
The hiring problem Engineering Pop Culture! 10/26/2011 64 comments Engineering is one of the hardest open job slots to fill today. Why are so many of you unemployed then?
Useful tools and tricks Engineering Pop Culture! 10/13/2011 17 comments A couple of my recent writing projects have required me to capture and present equations, and it was not sufficient for me to use regular text like: y = (a + b) / (c + d)
Apple to bypass texting plans Engineering Pop Culture! 10/10/2011 2 comments We have many things to be thankful for when it comes to Apple. I hope their next move to bring texting into the real world takes off quickly…
Opinion: Is DV the ladder to nowhere? Engineering Pop Culture! 10/4/2011 9 comments We all have opinions and they are a great way to get conversations started. Here is one from my friend Lewis Sternberg who believe that being in verification limits your future...
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.