Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Mimiclem
User Rank
Author
re: Quaffing a beer with The Father of EDA
Mimiclem   6/29/2012 9:22:03 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for the shout-out to Phil Kaufman, my older brother. We just observed the 20th anniversary of his death and I'm so pleased that people remember his contributions beyond just his name on an award. I agree that there isn't enough about his history associated with that award. Maybe you can do something about that. Mimi Kaufman Clemons

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
re: Quaffing a beer with The Father of EDA
Max The Magnificent   5/19/2011 2:50:29 PM
NO RATINGS
I remember using a mainframe for rudimentary EDA tasks ... what a pain. I agree that things like Apollo workstations (remember them?) really changed the EDA landscape. Truth to tell I'm not a huge Guinness fan, but I love English Bitter and German "Brown" beer -- I've quaffed a few in the beer gardens at Munich (I was also fortunate enough to attend an October Fest ... but that must be 25 years ago or more now ... where does the time go?)

tekwatcher
User Rank
Author
re: Quaffing a beer with The Father of EDA
tekwatcher   5/19/2011 2:45:56 PM
NO RATINGS
EDA really took off when affordable personal workstations appeared on the scene. Perhaps the founder(s) of Daisy Systems should be mentioned, among them Aryeh Feingold. Have a Guinness on me, Max! (My personal favorite is the Erdinger Dunkles Weissbier from Munich).

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
re: Quaffing a beer with The Father of EDA
Max The Magnificent   5/11/2011 8:15:02 PM
NO RATINGS
Maybe I'll be able to get my picture taken with the man who got his picture taken with the President...



Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST

What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.

Brought to you by:

Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
Once the base layer of a design has been taped out, making ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
The LTC2380-24 is a versatile 24-bit SAR ADC that combines ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
02:46
Wireless Power enables applications where it is difficult ...
07:41
LEDs are being used in current luxury model automotive ...
With design sizes expected to increase by 5X through 2020, ...
01:48
Linear Technology’s LT8330 and LT8331, two Low Quiescent ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
05:27
The LT8602 has two high voltage buck regulators with an ...
05:18
Silego Technology’s highly versatile Mixed-signal GreenPAK ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
01:34
Why the multicopter? It has every thing in it. 58 of ...
Security is important in all parts of the IoT chain, ...
Infineon explains their philosophy and why the multicopter ...
The LTC4282 Hot SwapTM controller allows a board to be ...
This video highlights the Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC, and sho...
Homeowners may soon be able to store the energy generated ...
The LTC®6363 is a low power, low noise, fully differential ...