Analog Design: Three Free eBooks
Engineer’s Bookshelf 5/18/2016 17 comments
The real world is analog in nature, so it behooves digital designers to at least have a grasp of what it takes to dip ones toes in the analog waters.
Mars Ate His Spacecraft
Engineer’s Bookshelf 2/11/2016 Post a comment
Renowned around the world as being an embedded engineer's embedded engineer and a consummate speaker, Jack Ganssle's presentations are "must-see" events.
Internet Blackouts by 2020, Warns Nanoelectronics Book
Engineer’s Bookshelf 11/9/2015 Post a comment
CHIPS 2020 Vol 2: New Vistas in Nanoelectronics looks at the state-of-the-art in nanoelectronics but its most significant finding is at the global scale; that unless changes are made the proliferation of nanoelectronics is set to produce blackout failures of the Internet by 2020 due to a lack of electrical power.
Engineer’s Bookshelf 10/23/2015 1 comment
One's mind may recall the pyramids' potential methods of construction, but again, who could produce at that time such an intense sonowave? Rather impossible. But again......
Engineer’s Newspaper Turns 123
Engineer’s Bookshelf 10/14/2015 8 comments
Denmark is home to one of the little known treasures of engineering, a newspaper for engineers that dates back to July 2, 1892.
8 Best Analog Stories Not to Miss
Engineer’s Bookshelf 8/20/2015 Post a comment
Want to beef up on your analog know-how? Sometimes the oldies are still goodies! Here are some of the top viewed article by the Planet Analog audience -- even today.
Happy Birthday, Claude!
Engineer’s Bookshelf 5/15/2015 3 comments
Claude Shannon, whose theories about computing, information and communications have changed the world, was born on April 30, 1916.
A Book For All Reasons
Engineer’s Bookshelf 3/16/2015 3 comments
If the measure of a good technical reference is how many times you pick it up for different reasons, Robert Oshana’s book tops the list.
Adventures in Userland
Engineer’s Bookshelf 12/26/2014 1 comment
An excerpt from Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things by Carlos Bueno.
Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Engineer’s Bookshelf 10/8/2014 2 comments
Software tools and techniques for global software development. Dr. Dobb's features articles, source code, blogs,forums,video tutorials, and audio podcasts, as well as articles from Dr. Dobb's Journal, BYTE.com, C/C++ Users Journal, and Software Development magazine.
Lack of Manual Labor
Engineer’s Bookshelf 10/2/2014 2 comments
The lack of quality manuals and documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
Book Review: Coldbrook by Tim Lebbon
Engineer’s Bookshelf 6/5/2014 3 comments
This book has layers upon layers upon layers. Suffice it to say that you will be clenching your fists, and you won't be able to draw a breath while reading the last page.