The Next Big Thing Is The Continuum Blog 7/31/2015 1 comment What will come next for us? Internet of Everything, wearables, the smart car, smart home, smart city, 3D printing, quantum computing, robotics, the cloud, Big Data, the maker movement, drones?
Making EDA Exciting Again Blog 7/31/2015 Post a comment There are still plenty of exciting challenges out there for companies or individuals who are not yet locked into the quarterly revenue drumbeat.
There’s No Shame in ReRAM Blog 7/29/2015 4 comments Intel and Micron say they’ve developed a new class of memory technology, but there’s more talk about all of the things 3D XPoint memory might be able to do, and little detail of what it actually is. Speculation is inevitable.
Disruption in Focus at IIT Event Blog 7/27/2015 1 comment Tech leaders need to believe in their vision while not ignoring their failures, according to speakers at this year’s Global Leadership Conference organized by alumni of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). Speakers also encouraged attendees to combine technological vision with a focus on giving back to society.
The History of Jitter Blog 7/27/2015 2 comments Jitter, that pesky little timing error in high-speed serial links, has a history that longer than billions of unit intervals.
IBM's First Novel PCM Fix Blog 7/24/2015 2 comments Keeping phase change memory (PCM) hopes alive at the recent VLSI 2015 in Kyoto were two joint IBM/Macronix papers that explored completely different and very innovative approaches to the solving data retention problems created by drift in multi-level cell (MLC-PCMs).
Friday Quiz: The I²C Bus Blog 7/24/2015 5 comments So, you think you know all electrical characteristics of the I²C bus? Then see if you can correctly answer all five questions.
Powering the Autonomous Car Blog 7/20/2015 1 comment The sensors and algorithms of the driverless car get lots of attention, but the equally important power requirements and subsystem remain much more of a mystery.
5 Solar Power Tech Trends To Watch in 2015 Blog 7/20/2015 1 comment Increasing the proportion of energy produced by solar power, also known as photovoltaic (PV) technology, is widely touted as a key component in the worldwide drive to slow down or even reverse global warming and reduce our carbon footprint. Here are five technology trends to watch in the solar market for 2015.
Smartphones Feel the Heat Blog 7/15/2015 4 comments Premium smartphones are a delicate balance between performance and battery life. With increases in performance, are phones getting too hot?
Kick the Gearshift Habit Blog 7/15/2015 27 comments High-performance cars are beginning to be offered only with paddle shifters, the Porsche GT3 as an example. Why on earth does any high-performance road car need a manual transmission?
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.