Most Recent Blog Posts

Dec 02, 2013

Trouble at the Interface

The interface as an issue....More
Nov 21, 2013

MOOCs: The Gifts That Keep On Giving

Continuing education is essential for any EE and MOOCs can help....More
Nov 12, 2013

Amazing Adaptable AM Radio

Things you may not have known about AM radio....More
Nov 04, 2013

New Device Improves EE Lab Education

How National Instruments' myRIO can improve EE lab education....More
Oct 22, 2013

New Tablets From Apple and Others Keep Laptops Under Siege.

Summarizing the new tablets from Apple, Microsoft and Nokia....More
Oct 18, 2013

Addicted to the Screen

My views on too much time looking as a screen....More
Oct 03, 2013

Watches Return as Wireless Wearables Materialize

Contemplation of the new wireless smartwatches accessory for smartphones....More
Sep 26, 2013

What's Happening with Smartphones and Tablets?

Commentary on new smartphones and tablets and the latest industry acquisitions....More
Sep 16, 2013

Is there really a shortage of engineers?

Real and imagined engineering shortages....More
Sep 10, 2013

Apple Launches New iPhone 5S and 5C

Features of Apple's new iPhone 5S and 5C and the iOS 7 operating system....More
Sep 04, 2013

The Best Wireless Device Ever Invented

Editor's choice of the best wireless device....More
Aug 25, 2013

7 More Things Colleges Should Teach EEs

Follow up to previous blog on engineering education....More
Aug 19, 2013

What's in the new Apple iPhone?

Opinion regarding what may be in Apple's next iPhone 5S....More
Aug 05, 2013

The end of TV as we know it.

How conventional TV is giving way to over the top TV and other Internet variations....More
Jul 22, 2013

What should colleges be teaching EE’s?

Thoughts and recommendations for academia on EE curriculum and courses....More

Lou Frenzel

Lou Frenzel is the Communications Technology Editor for Electronic Design Magazine where he writes articles, columns, blogs, technology reports, and online material on the wireless, communications...
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Jan 21, 2015

How To Dumb Down Smart Electronics 1

In our generation of microcontroller-enhanced everything, it has been frustrating at best to see how often the capability of smart hardware has been foiled by the design of poorly purposed software....More
Dec 15, 2014

Who Are You? (I Really Want to Know!) 5

Borrowing a stanza from The Who’s hit song seemed like a good way to bring attention to a critical topic often ignored by engineers. When finding information on a company that has an interesting product, what do we do? Of course, we look at its Web page to learn more....More
Dec 15, 2014

Bridging Technical Communication Barriers Between Cultures

Understanding technical concepts in different languages can sometimes prove to be difficult, particularly when you have to communicate it. In this article, I discuss the challenges and possible courses of action....More

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