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Are robots a threat to engineers?

As engineers create ever more sophisticated robots, are they in danger of being replaced themselves? Read More...

Help save a part of engineering history

The first house to have a telephone is up for sale. You can help turn it into a museum. Read More...

Silicon photonics: Will the hare finally catch the tortoise?

Silicon photonics is sort of like fusion energy, always right around the corner. But this time, it's for sure. Read More...

Measuring appliance power consumption

Most engineers like to be efficient and conserve. To that end, this engineer compared two ac power meters by testing them around the house. Read More...

Rescued analog oscilloscope works fine, still has value

When an LG OS-5020 analog oscilloscope was saved from destruction and came my way, I just had to try it out. Read More...

Heidi Barnes: DesignCon 2017 Engineer of the Year

An EE with experiences in RF, ATE, space electronics, signal integrity, power integrity, and simulation is a true DesignCon luminary worthy of this Read More...

PXI turns 20: How long do standards last?

PXI is going strong 20 years later. Standards can last a long time. Read More...

A cancelled product development – success or failure?

Larry Desjardin looks at cancelled projects, and says they can sometimes be a success. Read More...

DesignCon 2017 video: Expected and unexpected products

DesignCon 2017 included many products. Here are a few captured on video. Read More...

DesignCon 2017: PAM4 measurements are solidifying, but remain in flux

Coming out of the annual "Case of the closed eye" panel was the conclusion that we have more to understand to get reliable 56 Gbps and higher speeds. Read More...

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