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Terms of engagement
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6/17/2013   4 comments
Questions about how we seek and share information online have been swirling around in my head for the last several days.
Tech distractions
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6/13/2013   4 comments
The Amish are said to want to manage, rather than reject, technology. That's not a bad idea to emulate.
What do you know about PCBs?
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2/15/2013   Post a comment
When I was a young lad just starting out in electronics as a hobby, pretty much the only circuit boards I personally got to work with were those that came with do-it-yourself kits.
Are the best engineers OCD?
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8/6/2012   31 comments
Are some of the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder necessary to becoming a great engineer?
Is social media worthless?
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6/20/2012   37 comments
In 2010, engineers seemed downright hostile to Twitter and social media in general. How has the feeling changed since then?
Engineering mischief and a legendary racing shocker
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6/14/2012   3 comments
Legendary racing engineer Mario Illien of Illmore Engineering talks about the famous Mercedes-Benz 500I development
Can an engineer keep a clean desk?
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6/13/2012   29 comments
Can an engineer, who had a messy desk, keep one clean after a corporate move? Will that affect his or her innovation?
Gary Smith kicks off DAC with his industry commentary
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6/5/2012   Post a comment
Gary Smith started off the first morning of DAC serenading the early attendees of the pavilion panel with live music. He regretted that they were performing these days without Aart De Geus...
Gearing up for DAC – RTL to GDS II demos
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5/28/2012   Post a comment
This entry is the third in the what to see at DAC blog series. It includes listing about the demos that companies will be showing in the area of RTL to GDS II...
Indy 500: KV Racing's tech director talks track
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5/27/2012   Post a comment
We caught up with KV Racing's Eric Cowdin the other day to talk about the importance of the electronics and engineering when it comes to getting a top finish at the Indy 500 race.
Murata Robot takes to Indy 500
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5/27/2012   Post a comment
It wasn’t just humans, but also robot racers taking to the Indy 500 this weekend, with Murata, sponsors of the KV racing team (along with Littlefuse and Mouser)showing off the Murata-Boy robot performing his bicycle balancing act.
Slideshow: Sights from the Indianapolis 500 race weekend
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5/25/2012   1 comment
A slide show of the sights of the Indy 500 where we're following KV Racing and its myriad electronics-industry sponsors, including Littelfuse and Mouser.
Gearing Up for DAC – Above RTL
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5/22/2012   2 comments
This is the second in the series of what to see at DAC blogs. It includes listing about the demos that companies will be showing in the area of design above RTL…
Gearing Up for DAC – Verification demos
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5/18/2012   2 comments
This entry is the first in the what to see at DAC blogs. It includes listing about the demos that companies will be showing in the area of verification…
SIG, Panel and more at DAC
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5/17/2012   Post a comment
These are the events that I am involved with at DAC this year. I hope to see you at one of them…
Gary Smith: The Man Who “Cried ESL & Virtual Prototype” gets the last laugh
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5/17/2012   7 comments
Many years ago and in a Galaxy that seems far far away, my buddy and journalism mentor Richard Goering teamed up to provide EDA coverage for EE Times...
Plastic doesn't pollute, people do
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5/15/2012   7 comments
Plastic may not be the most beloved of materials to the more environmentally minded, but a tradeshow held last week in Italy aimed to mold a different opinion of the material in people's minds.
New companies at DAC for the first time in 2012
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5/15/2012   1 comment
This is the first of a series of blogs preparing you for DAC this year. This one lists the new companies exhibiting for the first time...
Agilent takes best in scope
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5/9/2012   4 comments
It's been a big year for scopes, and Agilent tops it off with recognition from Frost & Sullivan.
Power 101
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5/8/2012   Post a comment
Introductory series on power in semiconductors...
New Companies exhibiting at DAC: ICScape
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5/7/2012   Post a comment
DAC is quickly approaching and with it we can expect to see many new companies showing their tools for the very first time...
Detroit needs help
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5/1/2012   1 comment
And that is good news and bad news.
Tech that stole the show at Coachella
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4/25/2012   5 comments
Coachella music festival may be the premiere place to see great live acts, but there were more than just living legends roaming the Empire Polo Grounds at this year’s event.
How to build a successful software technology company
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4/20/2012   Post a comment
The first in a series of conversations will outline the critical milestones which must be conquered to take a start-up from early stages to a strong, growing, sustainable business.
Survey: Project Planning in Hardware and Embedded Systems Development
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4/19/2012   Post a comment
You are being asked to help in a survey about project planning in hardware and embedded systems…
Pre-DAC – EDAC Event – Emerging Companies
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4/19/2012   Post a comment
Do you want to learn how to navigate through the stages of a startup company and the changing business climate? This may be the event for you…
Are you lonely?
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4/17/2012   3 comments
No, you didn’t link to your match.com site by mistake.
Put some paint in those balls!
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4/11/2012   5 comments
Intel's Industrial Controller in Concert was running full steam at DESIGN West 2012 in San Jose. But where were the paintballs?
Research firm In-Stat closed
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4/4/2012   2 comments
The venerable research house In-Stat closed its doors after a legendary run; time to mourn.
DESIGN West: Rise of The Floating City
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3/29/2012   Post a comment
Thomas Dolby made an album...no surprise there...the impressive part is that the album began life as an online game.
Hail the humble heat pipe (even at DESIGN West)
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3/29/2012   2 comments
Amidst all the ICs and software, heat pipes are there to help you carry your (thermal) load
Design West: Meet the author of 'Analog Circuit Design'
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3/22/2012   Post a comment
Bob Dobkin, CTO at Linear Tech, will be signing copies of "Analog Circuit Design—A Tutorial Guide to Applications and Solutions" at Design West.
Dolby ready to blind San Jose with science
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3/19/2012   1 comment
What would a 1980s pop star who was behind the technology used in two-thirds of mobile phones be doing keynoting at DESIGN West?
Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli receives EDAA Lifetime Achievement Award
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3/13/2012   2 comments
Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli is a legend in the EDA industry and has been recognized for that with the EDAA Lifetime Achievement Award…
What were they thinking: Leprechauns building a park
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3/9/2012   1 comment
For the dose of humor today, I look to the Irish. Saint Patrick ’s Day is coming up and so I thought I would look at the story of a local park…
Adding voices to the STEM conversation
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3/8/2012   2 comments
Two of our editors are set to present at an IEEE conference in New Jersey March 9 on STEM education and mentoring.
Free Live Webinar: Achieving max efficiency / Precision motor control with Xilinx FPGAs
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2/22/2012   1 comment
I just heard from the folks at Xilinx about a rather interesting free live webinar on a subject that is dear to my heart – motor control using FPGAs…
Free panel: Hardware/software co-design from a software perspective
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2/21/2012   Post a comment
Co-located with DVCon and hosted by the EDA Consortium Emerging Companies Committee, this free panel looks like a “must see” for anyone who is at DVCon.
Panels next week associated with DVCon
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2/21/2012   Post a comment
Next week is DVCon and there are five panels that I want to draw your attention to, two moderated by yours truly. I hope to see you there…
Upcoming Conferences: calls and more – Feb 16th
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2/16/2012   Post a comment
Conference related information, calls for papers, contributions and participation are all found here…
Memristor brouhaha redux
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2/14/2012   14 comments
A battle of mathematical papers has broken out at arXiv.org on the topic of the memristor, which may be part of the future of non-volatile memory devices.
Meet the authors of CHIPS 2020 at ISSCC
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2/13/2012   Post a comment
several of the authors of CHIPS 2020: A Guide to the Future of Nanotechnology will be on hand at a launch for the book at the ISSCC upcoming in San Francisco later this month.
Upcoming Conferences: calls and more – Feb 9th
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2/9/2012   Post a comment
Conference related information, calls for papers, contributions and participation are all found here…
Why is DesignCon important for IC designers?
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2/8/2012   Post a comment
Not one, but two videos of your editor speaking at DesignCon or a variety of subjects including the impact that board design has on chip design…
Free 2-day course: Designing with SmartFusion mixed-signal FPGAs
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2/7/2012   Post a comment
SmartFusion mixed-signal FPGAs include a hard ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller core, so this course will be of interest to a wide audience…
Upcoming Conferences: calls and more – Feb 3rd
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2/3/2012   Post a comment
Conference related information, calls for papers, contributions and participation are all found here…
Upcoming Conferences: calls and more – Jan 26th
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1/26/2012   Post a comment
Conference related information, calls for papers, contributions and participation are all found here…
CES post-mortem: Fear and loathing of the show
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1/24/2012   5 comments
So, it’s the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and I’m stuck in a nerd queue long enough to wrap twice around the Death Planet in Star Wars IV:A New Hope.
Webinar: Power Issues for Chip and Board
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1/23/2012   Post a comment
This is going to be a great webinar about power, power integrity and everything associated with power. Sign up now and don’t miss this one!
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