The Front End: Jumping to Confusions (.PDF Download)

We all like a good story. The interplay of cause and effect fascinates us. This is as true when troubleshooting an electronic circuit as it is when playing armchair detective as a TV mystery unfolds. We try to find patterns, and then extract meaning from those patterns. We strain, and then—poof!  That’s it. We decide what’s wrong with the circuit, or, who killed Colonel Mustard in the Conservatory...

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