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 Jan 24, 2014

Will Optics Spell The Death Of The Copper Backplane?

VITA's chairman of the board, Ray Alderman, presents a compelling case for optical interconnects and the death of the copper backplane....More
in alt.embedded Jan 13, 2014

Robots And 3D Take The International CES Beyond Big Screens

The 2014 International CES was chock full of 4K Ultra HD televisions, of course, including curved, glassless 3D, and organic LED (OLED) versions....More
in alt.embedded Jan 03, 2014

Looking For A Ride To The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Technology Editor Bill Wong heads to Las Vegas to check out the latest technology at the Consumer Electronics Show including things like Fords C-MAX....More
in alt.embedded Dec 20, 2013

Security Emerges At The International CES

Get ready for the annual International CES in Las Vegas. Connectivity is the name of the game but will all those devices be secure?....More
in alt.embedded Dec 16, 2013

Rediscovering NASA

Technology Editor Bill Wong rediscovers what NASA is up to from Robonaught to the International Space Station....More
in alt.embedded Dec 09, 2013

Functional Programming Using F# and JavaScript

What is functional programming and who would use functional programming in an embedded programming language?....More
in alt.embedded Dec 02, 2013

A Look At Visual Studio 2013

Microsoft's Visual Studio 2013 is a major update to an already power development environment for Microsoft Windows 8.1....More
in alt.embedded Nov 21, 2013

“I’m On Vacation”

Technology Editor Bill Wong is on vacation. Sort of....More
in alt.embedded Nov 13, 2013

Where Has My PC Gone? It’s Gone Gaming

PCs still reside on desktops, and plenty of laptops remain too. But there has been an overall decline in their numbers due to the popularity of other....More
in alt.embedded Nov 08, 2013

Managing Small Embedded Servers

Technology Editor Bill Wong checks out Super Micro Computer's SC101i server chassis with one of their IPMI-enabled Mini-ITX motherboards....More

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