• All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Microsoft is adding 'commercial' LinkedIn revenues to its 'Commercial Cloud' tally
    Published. September 20, 2018

    Microsoft's self-defined 'commercial cloud' bucket just got bigger, with the inclusion of a significant portion of LinkedIn revenues added to the metric....

  • Adnan on Technology, Research & Development

    Adnan on Technology, Research & Development

    Microsoft Build Day 2 - Quantum Computing, DSVM, and flying drones Recap
    Published. May 9, 2018

    Tempus Fugit! Microsoft Build Day 2 is over and today is the final day of the event. Here is my agenda Microsoft Build - Microsoft Build_ My Conference and this is Build Live where you can stream, see announcement and watch the missed sessions. You can also catch up on AI news from Microsoft’s Build and read up on why Harry Shum......

  • Inside HPC

    Inside HPC

    InfiniBand Powers World’s Fastest Supercomputer
    Published. July 18, 2018

    Today the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) announced that the latest TOP500 List results that report the world’s new fastest supercomputer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit system, is accelerated by InfiniBand EDR. InfiniBand now powers the top three and four of the top five systems. The latest rankings underscore InfiniBand’s continued position as the interconnect of choice for the industry’s most demanding high performance computing (HPC) platforms. "As the makeup of the world’s...

  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog

    Simulation Acceleration—Maximizing Simulator Performance
    Published. May 25, 2016

    "Simulation Acceleration” or “Accelerated Verification” are terms commonly used to describe a verification environment in which the Device Under Test is synthesized and runs on the emulator, while the testbench runs on the simulator. This blog describes a technique for maximizing the performance of the simulator and thus increasing the overall performance of the Simulation Acceleration. In Simulation Acceleration (SA), the verification environment is partitioned into two levels. The lower...

  • Steven Brown's Blog

    Steven Brown's Blog

    Perspec System Verifier is #1 in Portable Stimulus in 2017 User Survey
    Published. December 1, 2017

    It’s now official: Perspec System Verifier is rated the #1 product in the #1 category of Portable Stimulus, according to the 2017 EDA User Survey published on . There were 33 user responses in favor of Perspec as the #1 tool, and driving Portable Stimulus into the #1 EDA tool category. They wrote 3,097 words describing their thoughts and opinions on what they liked about Perspec. “What most users liked about Perspec was the payoff they got with it after the initial ramp-up. Big ‘likes’...

  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog

    Cloud makes hardware acceleration more accessible
    Published. July 5, 2018

    After the moves by Cadence and Mentor, emulation in the cloud may only be the start of providing verification acceleration as a service....

  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Designing Embedded System with FPGA - 1
    Published. October 28, 2007

    With the introduction of soft processors and related tools (like EDK from Xilinx), implementation of basic embedded system in FPGA is made easy. This requires very little or almost no knowledge of VHDL programming. Actually that’s how I started. If user is interested in taking full advantage of FPGA and its parallel processing power, then yes, detail understanding of soft processor, its......

  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Securing IoT Device-to-Cloud Communications
    Published. July 13, 2018

    According to IDC, global public cloud spending is expected to exceed $203 billion by 2020. As enterprises make the transition to digital, they perceive the cloud as an enabler of modernization and provider of competitive advantages such as cost savings, scalability, and agility....

  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog

    Significantly Improve Your FPGA Design Reliability by Using Custom CDC Synchronizers
    Published. April 24, 2018

    [Preface: we are presenting a paper on this topic at the upcoming SEE/MAPLD conference, May 21-24, 2018 in La Jolla, CA – Join us!] Today’s FPGA designs include multiple cores, interfaces, test logic, and even different internal power and voltage domains. In particular, the multiple asynchronous clocks, and the signals crossing between asynchronous clock domains, […]...

  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech

    Intel Movidius Empowers Mobile, Cloud-Free Artificial Intelligence
    Published. February 21, 2018

    AI is slowly finding its way to lower-end embedded hardware. For about $100 USD, it is now possible to acquire the all necessary hardware and software to build a customized, vision-based AI solution....

  • The Moth

    The Moth

    Effectiveness and Efficiency
    Published. April 13, 2013

    In the professional environment, i.e. at work, I am always seeking personal growth and to be challenged. The result is that my assignments, my work list, my tasks, my goals, my commitments, my [insert whatever word resonates with you] keep growing (in scope and desired impact). Which in turn means I have to keep finding new ways to deliver more value, while not falling into the trap of working more hours. To do that I continuously evaluate both my effectiveness and my efficiency. EFFECTIVENESS ...

  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    ?Kubernetes keeps improving
    Published. June 27, 2018

    The latest and greatest, Kubernetes 1.11, will be out shortly....


    Interesting post on mixed integer programming for diets … that has some hilarious output
    Published. May 28, 2018

    I am a fan of the Julia language. Tremendously powerful analytical environment, compiled, high performance, easy to understand and use, strongly typed, … there’s a long list of reasons why I like it. If you are doing analytics, modeling, computation in other languages, it is definitely worth a look. Think of it as python, compiled, […]...

  • PCB Signal and Power Integrity Tech Corner

    PCB Signal and Power Integrity Tech Corner

    SERDES Channel Compliance: Easier Said than Done?
    Published. June 13, 2018

    Data transfers can be done in two distinct ways, parallel (DDR2/3) and serial (PCIE/USB). As the speeds of data transfer increase, hardware engineers face newer design challenges. To keep up with the new speeds, designers must adhere to many well-established industry standards. But that is easier said than done… Until now. With the latest release […]...

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Compulab releases MintBox Mini 2 PC with Linux Mint 19 pre-installed
    Published. June 30, 2018

    Announced earlier this year, the fanless mini-PC has a $299 starting price and ships with a quad-core Intel Celeron processor and the latest flavor of Mint....

  • Gabe On EDA

    Gabe On EDA

    A Day with the ARC Processors Family
    Published. September 14, 2017

    A Day with the ARC Processors Family Gabe Moretti Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:00...

  • Stack Overflow

    Stack Overflow

    Freescale customer service
    Published. March 10, 2015

    I have to admit to having a soft spot for Freescale microprocessors. The first micro I ever used was a Motorola 6809 and for the first few years of my career I worked exclusively on 6800’s, 68HC11’s and 68000 processors.  Times changed and I largely moved away from the product range, although I did return […]...

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