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posted in May 2000
Standards drive puts sensors on network
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5/15/2000   Post a comment
Engineers are calling for a push to approve additional standards that would enable easier networking of industrial sensors. Speaking at the Sensors Expo last week, OEM engineers and sensor manufacturers alike said it was critical for industry to OK two key specs: IEEE P1451.3 and P1451.4.
Microsoft, others eye cable's opportunities
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5/10/2000   Post a comment
Insisting that Microsoft Corp.'s current confrontation with the Justice Department will pose no long-term difficulties, Microsoft president Steve Ballmer, Wednesday (May 10) detailed his company's plans for expanded partnerships in the broadband cable industry.
Riding the accelerating Linux train
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5/10/2000   Post a comment
Michael Tiemann has been at the forefront of open-source software for years, but he wasn't fully prepared for what happened when he became chief technology officer at Red Hat Inc. in January. Tiemann had seen much change since helping to develop the GNU compiler and found Cygnus Solutions, but the rate of renovation was nothing like what he's seen so far this year.


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Max Maxfield

Innovative Technique for Depicting PCBs Using Tiny Figurines
Max Maxfield
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Following my earlier column on Enhancing Electronic Enterprises With Edison Emanations, I discovered that my chum Alan Winstanley in the UK has a hidden side to him.

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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