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Tutorial: Designing an FPGA from scratch – It’s like déjà vu all over again!
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11/29/2011   3 comments
A few days ago, my friend Sven-Åke Andersson called me to say that he's returned to work on his “FPGA from scratch” blog and he’s added a whole bunch of stuff…
I have a rocky problem…
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11/23/2011   22 comments
I’m caught between a rock and a hard place as it were, because I want to create a miniature model, but I don’t know how to achieve the rocky surface/texture I’m looking for…
Sloowww doowwwnnnn!
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11/22/2011   24 comments
People who have not experienced this tend to find it difficult to visualize, but I’ve talked to quite a few people who say “I know just what you mean!”
I’m becoming hot and bothered…
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11/21/2011   49 comments
I am shocked and horrified (well, at least a tad surprised) by the fact that something as simple as measuring the temperature is proving to be so problematical…
Quality crisis in electronics industry
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11/17/2011   56 comments
Electronics-products quality has deteriorated in recent years, and supplier customer support is woeful, imperiling engineers' ability to complete projects.
Digitally coming of age
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11/14/2011   14 comments
Is all this digital connection encouraging kids to write or creating a generation of grammatical illiterates?
IEEE 1666 (SystemC) now includes TLM 2.0
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11/10/2011   1 comment
The IEEE version of SystemC receives a facelift and now includes the TLM 2.0 transaction level modeling interface…
Our own planned obsolescence?
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11/10/2011   70 comments
First we made blue-collar jobs obsolete. Now are we doing the same to white-collar jobs for the middle class?
Worlds teeniest electric vehicle
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11/10/2011   9 comments
A molecule with four motors – what will they think of next?
Opinion: Assembling Economic Growth
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11/9/2011   4 comments
Steve Brennen looks at how technology impacts economic growth and calls for a pro-business environment. He foresees some good decades ahead for us...
The biggest product turkeys of all time
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11/8/2011   107 comments
Zune. Newton. Betamax. MiniDisc. All failures in the marketplace. What are the latest products that you think will turn out to be turkeys?
Opinion: Is a life of bugs bugging me?
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11/1/2011   7 comments
In this opinion piece, Lewis Sternberg takes a look at bugs and the impact that they have on his day-to-day life…


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