William Wong

Technical Editor, Penton Media

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. Bill is a Georgia Tech alumni with a B.S in Electrical Engineering and a master's degree in computer science for Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
He has written a dozen books and was the first Director of PC Labs at PC Magazine. He has worked in the computer and publication industry for almost 40 years and has been with Electronic Design since 2000. He helps run the Mercer Science and Engineering Fair in Mercer County, NJ.

Posts by William Wong

in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded Aug 25, 2014

Checking Out C++14

Technology Editor Bill Wong takes C++14 for a test drive using Eclipse....More
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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

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