Cell Phones: Feature overload is 'out' Blog 5/30/2008 2 comments In a race to provide an ever-longer list of features crammed into a disappearing footprint, it might be time to breathe for a second and find out just what your cell phone customer really wants.
The case for SIMT Blog 5/21/2008 Post a comment According to is creators at Coresonic, a Swedish company that spun out of Linkping University, SIMT has all the computational punch of VLIW but without the downsides of high control overhead and program memory usage.
I'm guilty. Are you? Blog 5/19/2008 2 comments While 98% of Americans say we're safe drivers, the majority of us also admit to DWD. Nationwide just released its second annual DWD (Driving While Distracted) study results. I'm guilty. Are you?
Sensors surprise with complexity Blog 5/14/2008 Post a comment Over decades, sensors were high-precision devices but their function was simple and one-dimensional. And they were analog. Nowadays, the world no longer is that simple " sensors get digital and their properties are defined by their algorithms. This creates a new complexity that calls for methods to handle.
LTE meets WiMAX Blog 5/13/2008 Post a comment Geographically, we may see LTE dominate in one region and WiMAX in another but at the end of the day a dual-mode phone is the obvious answer.
Commentary: Who'll survive the leap from DRAMs? Blog 5/7/2008 1 comment It's no surprise that two DRAM specialists--Elpida and Qimonda--have separately expanded into new markets, or that Hynix, Micron and others are scrambling to follow suit. But which companies are moving in the right direction? Mark LaPedus shares his hunches.
Want to earn more money? Blog 5/6/2008 Post a comment Lighten up. According to Research and Markets, the book, 'The Levity Effect: Why it Pays to Lighten Up,' says that, 'leaders who are light hearted earn more on average than their peers; entertaining workplaces have more loyal employees and customers; and employees who are considered humorous are vastly more likely to get promoted--especially to senior-level jobs.'
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.