Cloud Giants Rain on Washington
Rick Merritt 0 comments
Ah, the ironies of the Information Age.
Preserving Data Books From Yesteryear
Aubrey Kagan 0 comments
Blogs on the recently shuttered forums Microcontroller Central, Scope Junction, and The Connecting Edge prompted me to write this blog.
So We Just Consider the Resistor's Tolerance, Right?
Adam Taylor 19 comments
When designing precision electronics or performing a detailed worst-case analysis, one quickly learns to consider parameters that may not be so important in other ...
Latest Updates on Phase Change Memory Problems
Ron Neale 4 comments
PCM at IEDM 2013: Problems Aired.
There are about half a dozen papers on phase change memory (PCM) devices at IEDM 2013, and most deal with known reliability ...
Mill CPU: Stack Machines Instead of Turing
Ivan Godard 3 comments
Recently I posted a Hackaday.com interview of Ivan Godard, CTO of Out-of-the-Box Computing, a startup company creating Mill CPU. That interview, and the ongoing series of ...
Space Station: Benefit of Sharing Engineering Know-How
Caleb Kraft 5 comments
Next week, I will be getting the pleasure of exploring the Johnson Space Center in Houston, thanks to a really cool program called Speed2Design put on by Littelfuse. In ...
Doing Math in FPGAs
Tom Burke 24 comments
For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...
Getting Started With the DipTrace PCB Design Tool
Adam Carlson 17 comments
In my previous blog, A Guide to Low Cost PCB Tools, I listed a handful of free to low-cost PCB tool options along with a set of criteria of things that I felt were ...