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Comment: Laser or Lady Gaga, what's our priority?
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5/27/2010   4 comments
May 2010 was the 50th anniversary of the first demonstrated laser, but it is milestone that passed pretty much unmentioned in the general media.
Doing Moore with less
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5/27/2010   Post a comment
For years, Numetrics has helped leading semiconductor R&D groups improve their development productivity. Today, it is launching a free trial product for EE Times readers that showcases some of the capability those R&D organizations use before they start their design projects.
Opinion: Microsoft needs a K
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5/26/2010   3 comments
Unexplained in the restructuring of Microsoft's consumer division is where it will get the new blood to replace J Allard at a time when the consumer device sector is exploding with creative ideas and the Windows giant has been playing catch up.
Student Entrepreneur: Overture and beginners
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5/26/2010   4 comments
My name is Simon Barker and I am an electronics entrepreneur. Or at least I want to be.
Pneumatic Potato Slicer
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Brett Raub pops out reams of french fries and impresses neighbors with his air-powered slicing machine
Think outside the chip: MEMS-based systems solutions
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Come to ESC Chicago to learn more about embedded systems plus sensors.
Software MUST be safe and secure
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5/24/2010   1 comment
Someone needs to be held accountable when things go wrong in the software.
Virtual conference covers the design of medical systems
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
Designing medical systems can be a mystery, but it doesn't have to be.
Current thoughts on custom IC design
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5/18/2010   2 comments
After 35 plus years of being in the semiconductor business, custom IC design still is an extremely interesting challenge.
Design Rivers: Radical innovation
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5/12/2010   1 comment
A panel of design experts tackles the issue of radical innovation and how to balance innovation against market pressures.
Securing the smart grid
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5/10/2010   1 comment
Despite the dire warnings that the emerging U.S. smart grid might be too smart for anyone's good, the folks working on the buildout of a new American power grid insist that they have network security issues in hand.
New Power Technologies Set to Improve Energy Efficiency in Data Centers
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5/7/2010   Post a comment
Increases in power demand, costs, require strategies & tactics to reduce consumption, promote environmental responsibility
Why the electronics industry needs 3-D technology
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5/6/2010   Post a comment
Why 3D extraction? It all comes down to the need to create, from the layout view, a more precise electrical circuit model, which when simulated gives the designer performance characteristics such as timing, power and noise, as well as other important parameters like gain, bandwidth and reliability.


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Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
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