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 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
in alt.embedded Apr 21, 2014

A Tale Of Two Camera Kits

Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a look at Avnet’s Finboard and the Pixy Cam camera development platforms....More
in alt.embedded Apr 16, 2014

Traveling With Portable Secure Storage

Technology Editor Bill Wong trades in his FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validate secure USB drive for a smaller version....More
in alt.embedded Apr 11, 2014

IoT Gateways And Triple Core Micros At FTF 2014

Not surprisingly, Freescale had a lot to show off at their 2014 Freescale Technology Forum including a triple core micro and an IoT gateway running....More

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