What am I holding in my hand?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/22/2008 2 comments
Close, but no cigar - it's actually an $84.95 book that provides a hands-on introduction to Verilog synthesis and FPGA prototyping and I'm giving it away...
Team claims advance with paper based transistors
News & Analysis 7/22/2008 Post a comment
A group of researchers at the Centro de Investigação de Materiais within the New University of Lisbon, Portugal, claim they have made the first Field Effect Transistor with a cellulose fiber based paper "interstrate" layer.
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/16/2008 Post a comment
I just saw an interesting article on reconstructing the Apple I BASIC from an antique cassette tape.
Solve leakage and dynamic power loss
Design How-To 7/16/2008 Post a comment
Achieving higher performance and integration requires lower process geometries and higher clock frequencies, and aggressive power management techniques. Both leakage and dynamic power loss must be accounted for to successfully design for efficiency. Here are techniques to manage energy at the system level.
Steampunk Car Update
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/11/2008 Post a comment
Phase one is complete, Phase II is in progress, and Phase III will be the ultimate conversion to steam power...
Xilinx showcased at 2008 IEEE Nuclear and Space
News & Analysis 7/10/2008 Post a comment
Xilinx logic solutions enabling space applications will be showcased at the 2008 IEEE Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC) at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona from July 14-18.