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Oct 27, 2014

BitScoping With The Raspberry Pi

The USB-based BitScope Micro can turn a Raspberry Pi into a logic analyzer and oscilloscope....More
Oct 14, 2014

Blending Big Data

Technology Editor Bill Wong examines how Hadoop and other big data platforms are being integrated into mainline database and development environments....More
Sep 23, 2014

SDN, NFV, PCIe, USB and Edison at IDF

Technology Editor Bill Wong does a roundup of the technologies on display at this year’s Intel Developers Forum....More
Sep 05, 2014

Disney Supercomputer Renders Big Hero 6

Looking for a supercomputer? Disney’s using one to create its latest animated movie, Big Hero 6....More
Aug 29, 2014

The Joy And Frustration Of Debugging

Technology Editor Bill Wong laments about debugging software and other things that seem to need fixing....More
Aug 25, 2014

Checking Out C++14

Technology Editor Bill Wong takes C++14 for a test drive using Eclipse....More
Aug 15, 2014

Watching Robots Giving A Hand

Robots are showing up in more places from bomb disposable to drones. Getting robots to take on more tasks often requires using a better hand....More
Aug 05, 2014

Checking Out The 2015 Ford F-150

Ford’s F-150 is built tough but it has a lot of new design features that make it great to use as well....More
Jul 30, 2014

SoC Incorporates Hardware Scheduling and EtherCAT Support

Renesas’ R-IN32M3-EC hardware scheduling and an augmented Ethernet controller make EtherCAT easy and efficient....More
Jul 21, 2014

PCI Express Mini Cards Provide Module Expansion

Compact motherboards require small expansion options. The PCI Express Mini Card form factor has garnered a following in the embedded space....More
Jul 18, 2014

Managing Heterogeneous Multicore Software Development

Asymmetric multicore platforms are becoming more common. Mentor Graphics is changing the tools to streamline software development on these....More
Jul 07, 2014

Running Ada 2012 On The Cortex-M4

The latest open-source Ada 2012 system from AdaCore, running on STMicroelectronics’ STM32 F4 Discovery board, is based on ARM’s Cortex-M4....More
Jul 01, 2014

Going Further With Ford Safety Features

Safety was one of the major areas addressed at this year's Further With Ford event. Everything from airbags of all sorts to gear to limit an engineer....More
Jun 23, 2014

Do Judges, And The Public, Understand Software?

The US Supreme Court recently decided Alice versus CLS Bank. It could have a profound affect on software patents....More
Jun 15, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 – The Good, The Bad, And The Annoying

Technology Editor Bill Wong has a Samsung Galaxy S5. Like most things, it has its good, bad and annoying points....More
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Bill Wong covers Digital, Embedded, Systems and Software topics at Electronic Design. He writes a number of columns, including Lab Bench and alt.embedded, plus Bill's Workbench hands-on column....
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