Which elements form a human body?
Blog 1/31/2011 11 comments
Have you ever wondered how many elements there are in a human body? Would you be surprised to hear that today’s integrated circuits are more complicated (element-wise) than we are?
Do you keep a ‘to-do’ list?
Blog 1/27/2011 5 comments
I was just chatting to someone about the way in which I keep lists of ‘things to do’ and I thought I’d check to see how many of you do the same.
The go-to guy
Blog 1/20/2011 20 comments
The resident mathematician announced he was better than engineers. There was a life lesson in that.
DesignCon rich in RF
Blog 1/19/2011 Post a comment
If you are in the bay area, it could pay for you to check out DesignCon 2011. It's running January 31 to February 3 in the Santa Clara Convention Center
What's after NAND?
Blog 1/18/2011 5 comments
Seems to me that everyone is speculating on the future of NAND flash these days, and how it will affect the existing storage market.
Battle of the Engineers in the World Tomorrow, Part 1
Blog 1/14/2011 10 comments
Remember an IEEE-produced book entitled “Engineering Tomorrow,” published in 1999? That got me thinking about what the underlying forces BEHIND the future of electrical and electronics engineering really are, and how they may drive future innovations.
Seven growth opportunities for the chip industry during market upturn
Blog 1/12/2011 Post a comment
Many semiconductor companies continue to struggle with a wide range of issues including excessively narrow focus on engineering chips rather than deeply understanding end markets now and going forward, inefficient global operations, and insufficient innovation. To overcome these hurdles, capitalize on the market upturn and build momentum and growth, what should industry leaders do now?
FPGA Technology at the pointy end of the spear
Blog 1/11/2011 14 comments
To feed the need for speed by telecommunications applications, the signal integrity performance of the interconnects has had to constantly improve. But there is a sea change occurring in the FPGA world that is changing this trend.
NXP wants to give you money
Blog 1/10/2011 15 comments
Today, the company has kicked off its contest and is looking for RF engineers and students to submit creative application ideas for RF power devices.