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5 Good Reasons to Cancel Your Project
Blog  
8/14/2014   7 comments
Sometimes you just have to know when it's time to cancel and move on.
NI Enters Semi Test Market
News & Analysis  
8/7/2014   2 comments
A surprise interview with NI CEO James Truchard augments the news coming out of NI Week.
Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Engineer’s Bookshelf  
7/21/2014   45 comments
Engineers make design decisions that affect the company bottom line, often without understanding how.
NI Enters Manual Lab Bench Instrument Market
News & Analysis  
6/17/2014   7 comments
Is bench instrumentation facing a major disruption?
Olympic Biathlon Can Teach Us About Product Requirements
Blog  
4/2/2014   12 comments
Engineers must make tradeoffs between time-to-market and detailed product requirements.
That A-Ha Moment
Blog  
12/10/2013   17 comments
Larry Desjardin asks the readers about their moments of sudden insight.
A Beautiful Mind Explains Our Industry
Blog  
10/8/2013   13 comments
The Nash Equilibrium explains why so many things are the way they are.
Comment: Probing - Larry Desjardin - 9/5/2013
Have Patents Run Their Course?
Blog  
8/28/2013   20 comments
Does anyone believe innovation would cease if we eliminated patents and depended on trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks only?
Comment: Re: PDP-11 - Larry Desjardin - 7/29/2013
Comment: Re: Skills - Larry Desjardin - 7/29/2013
Comment: Re: PDP-11 - Larry Desjardin - 7/29/2013
The Art of Troubleshooting
Blog  
7/26/2013   44 comments
Solving tough, mysterious problems is hard. And there are no textbook methods on how to do it.
FPGAs supercharge instrument flexibility
Design How-To  
4/1/2013   Post a comment
A growing number of instrument vendors are giving users the ability to customize internal FPGAs, delivering a significant increase in flexibility and speed.
2012 Modular Instrument Predictions: Results
Design How-To  
1/11/2013   Post a comment
Larry Desjardin reviews his Top 10 industry predictions for 2012. How did he do?


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Aging Brass: Cow Poop vs. Horse Doo-Doo
Max Maxfield
3 comments
As you may recall, one of the things I want to do with the brass panels I'm using in my Inamorata Prognostication Engine is to make them look really old. Since everything is being mounted ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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