Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 6 / 10   >   >>
Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:56:22 AM
NO RATINGS
@cshore0: I too like "a murmuration of starlings" -- I'd not heard "a blessing of unicorns" before but that is perfect (unless you meet a bunch of the angry and mean kind, in which case you're in trouble [unless you're a virgin, in which case you have other problems]).

I do like a "community of cores" -- and David already mentioned "a wunch of bankers" :-)

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Given how FPGAs are generally regarded...
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:52:49 AM
NO RATINGS
@betajet: I like "conundrum" also. Re "sillygism" -- how about "A sillygism of software developers"?

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:51:05 AM
NO RATINGS
@David: The best one I know is "a wunch of bankers" though it's not electronics-related....

Made me laugh out loud!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: A Charm of CPUs & a Deceit of DSPs
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:50:05 AM
NO RATINGS
@DocDivakar: ...nice use your spare time(?) coming up with these phrases.

Would you believe that people pay me to do this sort of thing? LOL

I love all your suggestions, especially "A gyre of MEMs" (nice play on gyroscope) and "A vorpal of FPGAs"

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:47:22 AM
NO RATINGS
@kfield: A blight of...

I particularly like "A blight of beancounters" and "A ka-ching of salespeople" :-)


Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Author
Re: How about "a Congress of Idiots"?
Caleb Kraft   9/18/2013 8:21:09 AM
NO RATINGS
Yep, always loved that one. there's also a congress of owls.

David Ashton
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
David Ashton   9/18/2013 7:32:57 AM
NO RATINGS
Hi Aubrey.  Most people get it pretty quickly....I've never met Bankers en masse but  I hope I'll get the opportunity to try it on some sometime...

kfield
User Rank
Author
My favorite not-made-up-one
kfield   9/18/2013 7:32:55 AM
NO RATINGS
A murder of crows.

kfield
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
kfield   9/18/2013 7:32:04 AM
NO RATINGS
@Davidashton I know when I've been outdone!!! :-)

antedeluvian
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
antedeluvian   9/18/2013 6:41:09 AM
NO RATINGS
Hi David

The best one I know is "a wunch of bankers"

 

I wonder how many people realise that it's a Spoonerism. Took me a moment or two...

<<   <   Page 6 / 10   >   >>


Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
IoT Network Shoot Out
July 16, 1pm EDT Thursday

Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.

Brought to you by

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.