Get the Fundamentals Design How-To 5/5/2009 2 comments When I was a junior intern in the late 1970s, I once asked a senior mentor to tell me the secret of his great success as an engineer. After a brief moment of introspection, he replied, "Get the fundamentals."
Machine vision firm Cognex cuts 85 jobs News & Analysis 5/5/2009 1 comment Machine vision vendor Cognex announced additional cost-cutting measures including the elimination of about 85 jobs and reported that first quarter sales fell 30 percent compared to the same period of 2008.
What's the status of RFID? RF & Microwave Designline Blog 5/2/2009 Post a comment Is radio-frequency identification catching on as predicted? The answer, as you might expect, is: it depends who's asking.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.