QuickLogic Opens Up FPGA Design

The walled fortress is a time honored tradition in the FPGA business. Since the beginning of FPGA time, vendors of programmable logic silicon have kept a tight grip on the tool chains that are used to program their devices. If you want to do anything with a vendor’s chips, you need the vendor’s tools and the vendor’s rules. The only exceptions have been … Read More → "QuickLogic Opens Up FPGA Design"

For the Love of Coffee and Design Verification

Happy Engineers Week! In this week’s Fish Fry podcast, we are celebrating with a whole lot of design verification and even more coffee! Vanessa Cooper (DVCon US 2021 Program Chair) joins us to discuss the details of DVCon US 2021, what’s new with this year’s conference and all of the cool stuff you will learn by attending. Also this week, we check out a new research study that … Read More → "For the Love of Coffee and Design Verification"

Redefining Xilinx?

Xilinx made a batch of announcements this week aimed at the data center. The company rolled out a new line of programmable network 100Gb/s SmartNIC interface cards, a “SmartWorld AI” video analytics solution, an algorithmic trading framework, and (finally) the Xilinx App Store. Taken together, they make good on Xilinx’s long-term “data center first” strategy. And, viewed on a more macro scale, they represent … Read More → "Redefining Xilinx?"

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Posted on Mar 2 at 12:31pm by pmartel
This is interesting, but the concept ha been around for a very long time. When I was just starting in the early 70's Signetics had this http://kazojc.com/elementy_czynne/IC/8220-4.pdf
Posted on Feb 26 at 6:40am by Max Maxfield
"...also even finish some of them..." Now you are just showing off LOL
Posted on Feb 25 at 11:08am by gene plichota
can't figure out if it's choice or compulsion, but always have something on the go myself ( also even finish some of them ) by all means, hoard not the splendour and the glory
Posted on Feb 25 at 8:45am by Max Maxfield
Thanks UK Joe -- I just needed one person to encourage me (open the floodgates LOL)
Posted on Feb 25 at 8:33am by UKJoe
I do like this these Victorian/steam punk type projects. Shame Mr Mason isn't around today to see his ideas being used in the 21st century, and I approve of the way he drew his battery and labelled the positive/negative terminals on the patent. His way always made more ...
Posted on Feb 18 at 2:23am by StopLol12345
And yet both afraid to compare their benchmarks against AMD.
Posted on Feb 18 at 2:22am by StopLol12345
Just go with AMD.
Posted on Feb 18 at 2:22am by StopLol12345
Why are you so butt hurt? So what? Microsoft likes to be biased, doesn't that just make it better to use an Intel CPU, why be a warrior when you can win without fighting.
Posted on Feb 15 at 9:40pm by Jim Turley
Yup, the batteries are different. Screen brightness was the same in the M1 vs. Core i7 benchmarks that Intel ran.
Posted on Feb 15 at 12:03pm by Karl Stevens
What matters most is the system, not the CPU. Intel sells CPUs that are overloaded with complexity that tries to hide the fact that data is in memory and the CPU has to get an instructions and operands from memory and put the result in memory. Starting with the GPU ...
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In grade school, we had timed math quizzes. With a sheet full of problems and the timer set, the goal was to answer as many as possible. The key to speed is TONS of practice and, honestly, memorization '€“ knowing the problems so well that the answer comes to mind at first ...
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The recent 34th International Conference on VLSI Design , also known as VLSID , was a virtual event, of course. But it is India-based and the conference ran on India time. The theme for this year was... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community s...
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