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Al Gross and the difference between innovation and invention
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2/24/2011   10 comments
Innovation and invention are different. Al Gross knew that.
Hold on to your instrument
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Have you ever returned from vacation (or a weekend, or even just overnight) to find that you test bench had been raided?
Who's problem is it? Hardware's or software's?
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2/16/2011   2 comments
From Scope Guru's blog on EDN, who should deal with the problem, hardware or software?
JB's Circuit: Human Intentions Affect Electronics
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Can human intentions affect electronics?
Tales from the Cube-Tower of babble
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A little investigative work keeps the trains running on time and saves a railroad tens of thousands of dollars


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Larry Desjardin
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