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Book Review: Wetware: A Computer in Every Living Cell by Dennis Bray
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
9/30/2010   4 comments
How does a single-cell creature, such as an amoeba, lead such a sophisticated life? How does it hunt living prey, respond to lights, sounds, and smells, and display complex sequences of movements without the benefit of a nervous system?
Book Review, In Search of Time, Dan Falk
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
9/30/2010   8 comments
In his book In Search of Time, the author Dan Falk walks through the theories of time, from our earliest ancestors' perception of time to the development of various calendars to today's world of atomic clocks.
Book Review: Reinventing Gravity by John Moffat
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
9/30/2010   5 comments
Reinventing Gravity is a wonderful book. The author, respected Physicist John Moffat, doesn’t assume that the reader has any form of expert knowledge. Instead, he starts by walking us step-by-step through the various theories of gravity, from Aristotle to the present day...
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Book Review: The Symbiotic Universe by George Greenstein
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9/17/2010   6 comments
Our existence depends on a network of highly unlikely circumstances. And when I say "our existence" I mean any form of life anywhere in the universe. For example...
Comment: re: Best book for FPGA newbies? - 9/16/2010
Comment: re: Best book for FPGA newbies? - 9/16/2010
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Comment: re: Best book for FPGA newbies? - 9/10/2010
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C-to-FPGA integration gives prototyping 10X boost!
News & Analysis  
9/3/2010   7 comments
New integration enables software developers to write HLL (high level language) algorithms that rapidly compile to optimized RTL (run time language) on FPGA board and development kit.
Book Review: The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
9/2/2010   11 comments
This little scamp is jam-packed with interesting nuggets of knowledge and tidbits of trivia about the periodic table and the elements it represents – it's way more interesting than I would ever have imagined.


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