Content posted in November 2011
I’m so lucky to be here (Part 3)
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/30/2011 8 comments
In my previous I’m so lucky to be here column I described an unfortunate incident involving myself and a water barrel. Looking back, this was the least of my adventures…
IEDM: I've got an app for that
Blog 11/30/2011 2 comments
Anyone that has attended a big technical conference, such as the International Electron Devices Meeting, which opens on Monday Dec. 5, in Washington DC, knows that selecting which papers to attend can be a difficult process.
Just call me “Max the Viking!”
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/29/2011 6 comments
A few months ago I was invited to give the keynote presentation at the forthcoming FPGA Forum in Norway in February 2012; well, things just got even more exciting!
Vinod Khosla in action
India Chip Chat 11/29/2011 16 comments
Watching legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla interact with a group of startups in India made for a riveting show.
Ask about free shipping…
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 11/28/2011 10 comments
I guess that it’s because the holiday season is upon us that the number of TV “Infomercials” and suchlike are so prevalent, but there’s one thing I don’t understand…
If it’s not an iPad, is Vanity Fair?
Blog 11/28/2011 25 comments
Most people in the electronics industry today are aware of the revolutionary job they’ve done in developing technology that has changed forever the way we live. But are they ready to take full responsibility for it?
Memory standards at CES
Memory Designline Blog 11/25/2011 1 comment
I heard from the team at JEDEC Solid State Technology Association that it will be participating in the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
I have a rocky problem…
Engineering Pop Culture! 11/23/2011 22 comments
I’m caught between a rock and a hard place as it were, because I want to create a miniature model, but I don’t know how to achieve the rocky surface/texture I’m looking for…
Engineering Pop Culture! 11/22/2011 24 comments
People who have not experienced this tend to find it difficult to visualize, but I’ve talked to quite a few people who say “I know just what you mean!”
I’m becoming hot and bothered…
Engineering Pop Culture! 11/21/2011 49 comments
I am shocked and horrified (well, at least a tad surprised) by the fact that something as simple as measuring the temperature is proving to be so problematical…
Design Contests & Competitions 11/16/2011 7 comments
The votes are counted for our October caption contest. Who could have guessed there were so many food prep puns out there?
Slideshow: Hot gadgets for 2012
Semi Conscious 11/15/2011 21 comments
It's not looking like a banner year for consumer electronics gadgets in 2012, but we've cobbled together a list of some devices that are likely to be hot.
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