So many questions, so little time: Which Spice will suffice? Design How-To 6/14/2004 Post a comment Let's face it; if you use small 'proved out' designs, and never need to answer 'what if' questions, you probably don't need Spice, writes Intusoft's Tim Ghazaleh in this introduction to Spice modeling in the June issue of Planet Analog magazine. But Spice modeling can verify the performance of your favorite part in a new design " even check the effects of PCB manufacturing variations. (At the very least, check out the gorgeous screen shots.)
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.