The terror in the teleprinter Engineering Investigations 10/27/2010 Post a comment In the dead of night a teleprinter chattered away, a few characters at a time, printing complete rubbish. Was it spirits or something more earthly to blame?
CDR module gets the jitters Engineering Investigations 10/21/2010 4 comments A supplier’s clock and data recovery module will not stay synchronized. Engineers are hesitant to complain after their first problem with the module turned out to be an embarrassing layout error.
The case of the un-sensitive sensor Engineering Investigations 10/12/2010 Post a comment An engineer learns that shielding can only help so much while investigating
problems with a test stand for checking fuel metering pumps for a specific assembly defect.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.