OneSpin bites back Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/31/2008 Post a comment An email from Aaik van der Poe at Mentor sparks a feisty response from Michael Siegel at OneSpin.
Speaking of cool games... Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/31/2008 Post a comment A physics-accurate spacecraft simulator that allows you to fly real craft (like the shuttle and ISS) as well as imaginary ones.
What do you call a man who...? Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/31/2008 Post a comment I was just reminded of a series of one-line jokes we used to tell when I was young, but I've forgotten most of them; maybe you can help?
Could this be the next "Dilbert"? Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/30/2008 1 comment I just heard about a new online comic called "Heroes Happen Here" whose IT-based story lines are inspired by readers' real-world experiences.
World's darkest material comes to light News & Analysis 1/28/2008 1 comment What's claimed to be the world's darkest material is composed of vertical arrays of carbon nanotubes, aiming to boost the sensitivity/efficiency of solar panels, infrared sensors and astronomical observatories.
NetLogic delivers "hybrid" knowledge-based processor Product News 1/28/2008 Post a comment NetLogic Microsystems' NL9000 is said to be industry's first fully-programmable "hybrid" knowledge-based processor that combines high-performance knowledge-based processing with the low-power efficiency of algorithmic Sahasra technology for next-generation IPTV and advanced mobile wireless networks
A platform to stand on News & Analysis 1/28/2008 Post a comment We humbly submit this template for building a comprehensive U.S. technology policy platform, if and when the presidential candidates decide they need one: • Create a national energy research center that is positioned, funded and staffed to be a state-of-the-art organization for defining, driving and conducting basic research into alternative and renewable energy technology.
The Bug Labs Store is OPEN! Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/23/2008 Post a comment This is very cool technology -- a collection of easy-to-use electronic modules that snap together to build almost any gadget you can imagine!
Audio homing robot Audio DesignLine Blog 1/23/2008 Post a comment An autonomous sound-sensing robot developed by programmers at Cornell uses three microphones to first detect and then follow an audio source.
Dog versus Cat diaries Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 1/18/2008 Post a comment This is an "oldie but goodie". As my wife and I have two dogs and a cat, I can attest for the underlying truth in these "journals".
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...