IEDM 2015 NV Memory and Brain Functions Blog 1/12/2016 2 comments While a full understanding of how the brain works is some way ahead, Dan Hammerstrom's view is we now have enough knowledge
to allow us to start moving some of the ideas from on-going research in neuroscience into the algorithm space.
The Greatest Thing Since... Blog 1/8/2016 7 comments General Motors CEO Mary Barra touted her company's newest electric vehicle during her Consumer Electronic Show keynote Wednesday. She boasted the unprecedented virtues of the Bolt.
8 Predictions for 2016 Blog 12/30/2015 27 comments It’s been a long, busy year and my crystal ball is flashing me warnings that its battery is almost spent, so take these few blurry visions for what they’re worth.
Ship It! Blog 12/30/2015 Post a comment The pressure is on to get those last-minute shipments on the books this year.
Top SoC Stories of 2015 Blog 12/28/2015 Post a comment Top 10 SoC Designline stories in 2015 illustrate a turbulent year for the IC industry, filled with mega-mergers and reports on the next-gen process nodes at TSMC and Intel.
Top Automotive Stories in 2015 Blog 12/27/2015 2 comments Top 10 Automotive Designline stories shed light on technology building blocks critical for ADAS and self-driving cars. Also on the spotlight were changes ahead for social, economic and human dynamics surrounding driving cultures.
Driving Change with Over-the-Air Updates Blog 12/23/2015 Post a comment With OTA updates, automakers can dramatically reduce the cost of updating vehicle software. Moreover, they can better address consumer demands for the latest cloud-based services, including maps, navigation, and voice recognition.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments