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7|25|2014 MADISON, Wis. -- Freescale Semiconductor announced Thursday solid second-quarter financial results, with the company’s net sales at $1.19 billion, compared ...

7|24|2014 PORTLAND, Ore. — Robert Moog invented the voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) -- the primary building block of all analog music synthesizers, including the ...

7|23|2014 In March, Mentor announced an entirely new PCB development platform called Xpedition. (See Mentor's Xpedition: Putting More Power Into Your Mouse.) At that time, ...

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With the upcoming release of PCIe Gen3 disk drive products using the SFF-8639 connector (due out this year), discussions at the University of New Hampshire ...
When I started in electronics, the difference between amateur and professional prototyping techniques was pretty small. The primary tools were the same -- wire-wrap, proto ...
In May 2014, Burger King announced it was scrapping its 40-year-old slogan, "Have it your way." I say, let's make it our own to describe the hardware emulation space, ...
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 ...
With the IEEE EMC Symposium on tap for next week, the time seemed right for an EMC/ESD quiz. Just don't get zapped trying to asnwer the following questions. If you answer ...
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Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
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What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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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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