Debunking the myth of the $100M ASIC
Blog 10/3/2011 17 comments
A false belief that leading-edge chips cost up to $100 million to develop has severely decimated levels of venture capital investment in semiconductors, diminishing innovation.
Chips in Space: Survey Says!
Blog 10/1/2011 1 comment
ARISSat-1, by our observation, has been an operational success—judging by the flood of contact reports on the AMSAT Bulletin Board, posting of hundreds of SSTV photos at the ARISS SSTV Gallery, and submission of over 100,000 frames of telemetry. We had simple goals: make it easy to operate by allowing people to use existing amateur radios, scanners, and computers with sound cards.