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Highly-skilled H1-B fashion models
Blog  
6/25/2013   9 comments
It's time we greatly increased H1-B visas, at least for certain jobs.
Code: The good and the ugly
Blog  
6/17/2013   4 comments
Careful C craftsmanship creates correct code. Saying it five times fast is easier than doing it.
Tech distractions
Social Mania  
6/13/2013   4 comments
The Amish are said to want to manage, rather than reject, technology. That's not a bad idea to emulate.
High-tech jobs migrate
Blog  
5/23/2013   8 comments
A new jobs report shows where high-tech jobs in U.S. are moving.
Invisible embedded: 4- and 8-bit MCUs still sell
Blog  
5/14/2013   10 comments
The cliché "8 bits is dead" is dead. CPU/MCU shipments are exploding.
Older engineers rock
Blog  
5/6/2013   16 comments
Are graying engineers old and in the way? Or are they at their peak?
DESIGN West: Taking embedded market's pulse
Blog  
4/24/2013   7 comments
Security is next big thing, fewer engineers working on comms and other fascinating data from 2013 Embedded Market Study to be discussed here on Thursday.
Cheap mixed-signal ASIC as easy as FPGA
Blog  
3/25/2013   1 comment
How will you make that complex analog/digital circuit in volume?
Profiling power: real-time current monitor
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3/18/2013   Post a comment
As power becomes increasingly important, more tools are coming to market for measuring power use.
Will Moore's Law doom multicore?
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3/11/2013   2 comments
Moore's Law means more transistors per chip, but will those power-sucking semiconductors doom multicore?
Company-provided training
Design How-To  
3/1/2013   2 comments
Does your company demand that you engage in some sort of continuous education?
Advice to a young engineer
Blog  
2/26/2013   7 comments
Stability and security are the least important career drivers when young. Go for the wild and crazy.
Firmware developer's essential reading list
Blog  
2/21/2013   1 comment
Plenty of great sources exist for information on firmware design. Here are some of the best.
Personal astable multivibrator teardown
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2/14/2013   Post a comment
The personal astable multivibrator is one popular product with a long pedigree, and it too has been enhanced by the addition of a CPU.
The well-engineered µCurrent
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
2/6/2013   Post a comment
A $60 tool makes measuring low levels of current consumption easy.
A new RTOS trace tool
Product News  
1/11/2013   Post a comment
It's tough to see what's going on when in an RTOS. A new tool helps.
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Open Office: Your Fart is My Problem
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Bloopers Book Helps Improve GUI Development
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Courtesy of fellow editor "Max" Maxfield (aka Max the Magnificent), I recently acquired a copy of GUI Bloopers 2.0 by Jeff Johnson of UI Wizards. I found it an interesting read chock full ...

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Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
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As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

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