Opinion: Is DV the ladder to nowhere? Engineering Pop Culture! 10/4/2011 9 comments We all have opinions and they are a great way to get conversations started. Here is one from my friend Lewis Sternberg who believe that being in verification limits your future...
Debunking the myth of the $100M ASIC Blog 10/3/2011 17 comments A false belief that leading-edge chips cost up to $100 million to develop has severely decimated levels of venture capital investment in semiconductors, diminishing innovation.
Startup offers embedded memory IP News & Analysis 10/3/2011 1 comment Memoir Systems Inc. is a 2009 startup company that has begun offering embedded memory intellectual property aimed at SoCs being designed for the networking and multicore processor markets.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments