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Jun 28, 2016

Are You Up for the Ada Challenge?2

The Make with Ada competition is coming up, and you might be able to win some cash for an Ada project....More
Jun 07, 2016

Large-Scale Energy Storage Disrupting the Electrical Industry8

The latest developments in energy storage promise a greener future for the electrical industry. With more effective and reliable interaction....More
Jun 27, 2016

EE Schools Not to Blame: Most EEs are Self-Taught8

The recent post “7 Critical Things They Don’t Teach You in EE School” generated numerous responses, covering a wide range of related topics....More
Feb 18, 2014

Five companies to look out for at Embedded World 2014

Are you planning on visiting the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany next week? Here are my top five picks of companies to make a beeline for....More
Apr 08, 2016

Confabbing on the Fabless Fad1

High capital and maintenance costs, and EDA advances along with abstractions to deal with chip complexity, have been leading contributors to the fabless migration....More
Jul 11, 2013

Passive Components Still See Ink And Innovation5

Electronic Design's editor-in-chief, Joe Desposito, notes that ten percent of the Top 101 Components of the past year are passives such as resistors, capacitors and inductors. Why? Because there's still innovation going on in the design of these basic electronic components....More
Dec 16, 2014

Malicious Malware Could Grab Your Christmas Cash1

One of the most financially successful and prevalent cyber crimes involves the hacking of retail point-of-sale (PoS). It thus requires systems as well as major stores and retail outlets to shore up their defenses against such attacks to maintain customer confidence....More
Apr 17, 2015

Thinking About Communications, and a Farewell12

Looking at the calendar, I see that according to today's date, I am . . . just about . . . RETIRED!....More
May 31, 2016

3-in-1 Arbitrary Waveform Generator Joins IoT Fray

If a product debuted in 2016 and it didn’t have a tie to the Internet of Things, did it ever really debut? This variation of the tree falling in the woods....More
Commentaries and Blogs
Guest Blogs
Apr 8, 2016
Commentary

Confabbing on the Fabless Fad 1

High capital and maintenance costs, and EDA advances along with abstractions to deal with chip complexity, have been leading contributors to the fabless migration....More
Mar 2, 2016
Article

Home or Very Small Office Electronic Circuit Prototypes, Part 4 11

Part 4 focuses on testing for a reflow oven and build of a mixed SMT/through-hole board....More
Jan 4, 2016
blog

Building Home or Very Small Office Electronic Circuit Prototypes, Part 3 21

Part 3 delves into critical equipment for testing today's electronics, and provides updates on circuit-board designs from Part 1....More

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