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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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Well, I have to admit that I have a great big Cheshire Cat-type grin plastered on my face at the moment, because the prototype for my Vetinari Clock project is now well underway.

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Open Office: Your Fart is My Problem
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Bloopers Book Helps Improve GUI Development
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Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
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As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

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