Best of the Web: September 21st 2012
My favorite for the week is:
Mike Cassidy of the Mercury News wrote Don't tell teenager Shachi Kakkar that chip verification is for nerds. This is such a delightful story and an inspiration to many.
From within the network:
Duane Benson writes in All Programmable Planet - Discovering FPGAs: Creating a Logic Analyzer
Steve Schulz writes in the EDA Designline - Collaborative Advantage: The Future of Fabless Design?
And some other great entries include
Mike Jensen of Mentor writes “Do We Overdesign?” in which he talks about his love of simplicity in cars, phones and other cool stuff.
Alan Sguigna of ASSET Intertech writes “Problems with Powered Opens on ICT” and tells you how to minimize the problems.
Gaurav Jalan posted on siddhakarana “Communicating BUGS or BUGgy Communication” in which the virtues of good communications about bugs are discussed.
Pradeep Chakraborty talked to “Dr. Wally Rhines on global EDA industry” about numbers, new technology nodes and other issues.
Cadence’s Richard Goering reports on the MemCon Keynote: Cloud, Mobility Disrupt Semiconductor Memory Ecosystem given by Martin Lund
and the keynote “Why Hybrid Memory Cube Will “Revolutionize” System Memory” given by Scott Graham of Micron.
Sean Murphy provides a checklist for startups to evaluate where they are in “Consider What’s Changed And What You Bring To An Opportunity”
Jack Erickson of Cadence opines about “iPhone5 Differentiation is Chip Design” and suggests we could see a hardware design renaissance enabled by high-level synthesis.
Vikas Grover of AMD talks about a VCS feature that provides a new TLI adaptor enabling UVM TLM 2.0 sockets to communicate with SC TLM 2.0 based environment to pass transactions across language domains.
Brian Bailey – keeping you covered
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