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Blog Rx: Researcher taps into brain waves
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8/31/2009   Post a comment
The chairman of EMBC '09 discusses his work using imaging to understand the brain and his views on the bioengineering profession.
Blog Rx: Post cards from a bioengineer's Woodstock
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8/31/2009   1 comment
This is the first of a week of planned blogs from the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, the Woodstock of biomedical engineering.
SoC design issues going virtual
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8/29/2009   Post a comment
A dramatic shift is taking place in the technical conference area: provide an entire design-oriented conference and exhibits to millions of desktops across the globe.
The fastest little pushrod motorcycle in the world
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8/26/2009   4 comments
Semiconductors can help improve performance, increase fuel economy and decrease pollution in motorcycles. A little motorcycle buzzing across the Bonneville Salt Flats may have shown how.
Comment: A cold corporate hand chills Hot Chips
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8/26/2009   4 comments
The cold hand of corporate marketing has a firm grip on the esophagus of the electronics industry, controlling what gets said, when it gets said and in what key it is vocalized, muting technical conferences such as Hot Chips and ISSCC.
Making bare essentials work
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8/25/2009   Post a comment
Startup siXis Inc. claims mounting bare die on a wafer-scale silicon circuit board essentially eliminates the power-hungry soldered interconnections between packages.
Viewpoint: Explore Mars with robots
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8/18/2009   14 comments
An engineering makes the case for exploring Mars and the rest of the solar system with robots that could give mankind a telepresence in other worlds.
EDA companies could tap IEEE connections
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8/18/2009   Post a comment
The IEEE is reported to offer its standards efforts to broader groups of companies that want to set up collaborations quickly. It's worth taking a look at for EDA companies.
Nortel and Ericsson... and RIM
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8/10/2009   Post a comment
Times are tough at Nortel... and getting tougher. When the company started going downhill they sought a way out by selling off major portions of their product lines, and recently Ericsson was approved to buy their wireless equipment unit.
DAC CEO panel: audience questions that weren't asked
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8/7/2009   Post a comment
I had a lot of fun as organizer and "IT support" for the EDA CEO Panel on Monday (July 27) at the Design Automation Conference. The discussion reinforced why these gentlemen hold their positions of leadership in our industry.
Viewpoint: Imperfect world threatens 2010 high-tech goals
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8/4/2009   Post a comment
In addition to the imperfections of the physical world, the global design and supply chain executive charged with keeping products flowing internationally must deal with a wide range of economic and political risks, including export and import compliance requirements that are in constant flux.
NIWeek is going on 15 years
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8/4/2009   Post a comment
National Instruments is hosting NIWeek for some 3,000 engineers, educators, and scientists Aug 4 to 6. It's the company's 15th annual customer and technology conference.


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Tired Old iPad 2 vs. Shiny New iPad Air 2
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Make This Engineering Museum a Reality
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Vincent Valentine is a man on a mission. He wants to make the first house to ever have a telephone into a telephone museum. Without help, it may not happen.

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Making the Grade in Industrial Design
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