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 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded 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
in alt.embedded Jun 06, 2014

Hierarchical Processors Target Wearable Tech

Dhanush Wearable Processing Unit family targets a range of product from simple wearable devices to high-end smart watches....More
in alt.embedded Jun 04, 2014

China's Tiananmen Square, Snowden, Bush, Obama And Technology

The 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest and crackdown prompted Technology Editor Bill Wong to examine the relationship to our technology....More
in alt.embedded May 14, 2014

Not Impossible Labs Inspires Intel ISEF Students

Mick Ebling, CEO and founder of Not Impossible Labs, gives an inspiring presentation to the students at the 2014 Intel International Science and....More
in alt.embedded May 14, 2014

Trying Out Simulation With Open Virtual Platforms

Students and developers can check out some of the latest technology models using Open Virtual Platforms (OVP) instruction accurate simulators....More
in alt.embedded May 05, 2014

AMD's Project SkyBridge Unifies x86 And 64-bit ARM

AMD looks to merge its x86 and ARM designs via Project SkyBridge that utilizes a common on-chip fabric....More
in alt.embedded Apr 24, 2014

What Heartbleed Should Teach Embedded Programmers

Find out what the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug should teach embedded programmers about security....More

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