Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Blog

Silicon Valley Nation: Investing in innovation

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Bert22306
User Rank
Author
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Investing in innovation
Bert22306   10/15/2012 9:19:03 PM
NO RATINGS
Dunno, I have mixed feelings about this sort of effort. It seems like a lot of window dressing, with PR motivation mostly. The companies move jobs offshore, and then they try to appease the local politicians with this show of benevolence. If there are exciting jobs in fields we are interested in, then force-feeding "innovation studies" to kids isn't going to be necessary. The politicians should see to it that their tax policies not encourage companies to offshore design and manufacturing, and then no one would be throwing good money out after bad.

More Blogs
Here's an inside view on China's market dynamics and how local vendors are accelerating their innovations.
Despite almost everyone on earth having a mobile phone, the phone market can still grow: give users what they really want -- longer battery life.
Test your knowledge of spectrum analyzers and the frequency domain based on a technical paper.
Projection PCM rethinks the design of PCM device structures and demonstrates the ability to isolate from the read process the effect of undesirable changes in parameters of the active region of a MLC-PCM in its amorphous state
I came across recently a refreshing IoT pitch -- "Emotional Home." The company promoting it is Binatone. The man behind the concept is consumer GPS pioneer Kanwar Chadha.
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Top Comments of the Week