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Managing Complex Hardware-Software Systems – Online Course

January 27, 2016 - By John Blyler

Engineering differs from project management especially in the age of hardware-software systems. Learn how with plenty of examples in the online credited course. Continue reading

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The Dangers of Code Cut-Paste Techniques

January 14, 2016 - By John Blyler

A common coding practice can lead to product efficiency but also software maintenance nightmares and technical debt. Continue reading

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Scottish Firm Moves Beyond EDA to Embedded

January 11, 2016 - By John Blyler

Criticalblue’s CEO David Stewart reveals how software driven hardware performance optimization moved them beyond the chip design world. Continue reading

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Semi-IP News – Dec 2015

December 29, 2015 - By John Blyler

Puzzle solving with EDA tools; abstracting synthesis and verif.; IP of IoT; cyber-attacks via DRAM, SoC power; RFIC IP; and SoC’s supplanting PCBs; and more. Continue reading

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Imagination on RFIC, IP, Embedded IoT and Fabric-based SoCs

December 16, 2015 - By John Blyler

Tony King-Smith of Imagination Technologies discusses the need for RF IC designers, IP platforms, IoT as the new embedded and fabric-based SoCs. Continue reading

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Autonomous Car Patches, SoC Rebirth, IP IoT Platforms and Systems Engineering

December 9, 2015 - By John Blyler

Highlights include autonomous car technology, patches, IoT Platforms, SoC hardware revitalization, IP trends and a new edition of a systems engineering classic. Continue reading

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IoT Definition Context-Sensitive?

November 9, 2015 - By John Blyler

The Internet-of-Things has become a catch-all phrase for the latest embedded systems trend, but a precise definition seems tied to the application. Continue reading

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SEMI Pacific NW Breakfast Forum: The Future of Moore’s Law

October 27, 2015 - By John Blyler

Come hear semiconductor technical and business discussions from the experts at the SEMI Pacific Northwest Breakfast Forum – “The Future of Moore’s Law.” Continue reading

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Nielsen’s Law Will Outlive Moore’s Law

July 8, 2015 - By John Blyler

Nielsen’s Law of broadband connectivity lags the Moore’s Law of computer processing for some rather surprising reasons. Continue reading

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Shoes Highlight Challenges-Benefits of Energy Harvesting

June 24, 2015 - By John Blyler

Energy harvesting lags IoT devices on Gartner’s hype curve but mass makes a difference as does semiconductor intellectual property and walkways. Continue reading

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