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4|23|2014 On the third Sunday morning of each month from April through October, you can find all kinds of items at the Flea at MIT. This swapfest takes over a parking lot ...

4|22|2014 Every now and then, a real game-changer comes along. Such an occurrence happened today, when the folks at Altera announced that they have introduced hard-core ...

4|22|2014 MADISON, Wis. — Like it or not, smartphones and cars are becoming inseparable -- with Bluetooth Low Energy as the communication technology that ties them ...

4|21|2014 Naptech Test Equipment of Lower Lake, Calif., announced on April 9 that the company will include five years of annual free NIST traceable calibration with every ...

4|18|2014 If you've hung around EE Times for more than a few microseconds, you know that my colleague Max Maxfield writes incessantly about bacon. But, do you really want ...

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PCB power budgeting In my previous blog on DC power integrity, I touched on some of the symptoms that can point toward power integrity problems in a PCB design. A great ...
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Two swaggering technicians are dramatically humbled when they flip the power switch on a high-voltage simulator.

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The Case of the Nonexistent Component
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Every engineer has likely had the unfortunate experience of verifying a part's availability with a vendor, only to have the part ultimately wind up either not getting produced or ...

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To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.

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Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.

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