Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

March 19, 2015, Milpitas, CA— Tom Eby, Vice President of Micron’s Compute and Networking Business Unit introduced the newest addition to its Global Customer Labs. The lab in Milpitas is designed to support local users in applying various memory technologies. One driver is the growing amounts and types of memories in all areas. The amount [...]

January 2015, The new Common Core guidelines for math and science seem to be flawed. At the middle school levels, the guidelines call for students to show mastery of the content by being able to prove that a digital representation is the best one. This contention might be true if you are talking bit-level accuracy [...]

April 2014 – At NAB , we had a chance to sit down at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas for a few minutes and talk to the new CEO of Harris Broadcast, Charlie Vogt. The company has undergone a number of big changes lately. First by being spun out from the parent company, Harris [...]

July 2013 – While the majority of the computing space is focused on content consumption in the form of video, image and audio playback, HP and several other workstation providers are still making optimized systems for the content creation community. Like the scientific & financial communities, this is a specialized field and application that relies [...]

On Saturday, September 1,2012,  Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren was recognized for an award by the IEEE-USA for her distinguished Public Service. The event was hosting at Marvell Semiconductor Headquarters in Santa Clara. Zoe Lofgren has been a dedicated supporter of technology and Innovation, a tireless champion for engineers and high-tech professionals for almost twenty years. As [...]

September 2012 – The Churchill Club continued their innovation series with the event themed on “Changing the Game”. The diverse program focused on the nature of change, if it is by design or by accident and how to drive change for the future. One of the more controversial discussion was from Rich Karlgaard of Forbes [...]

September 13, 2012, Churchill Awards, Santa Clara, CA—The second annual Churchill Club awards presentations on are those people and companies who inspired others by highlighting excellence and innovation, collaboration, social benefit, and leadership. Geoffrey Moore, author, performed the duties of master of ceremonies. The Game Changer Award went to SpaceX for indispensable technology and business [...]

In 1983, a long time before Hollywood audiences fell in love with Computer Generating Imagery, also commonly known as “CGI”, the first experiment in a commercial motion picture film that combined live action and archival footage took place. This happened in Woody Allen’s groundbreaking film, “Zelig”, which he wrote, directed and starred in. Allen was [...]

April 11, 2012, Flextech Alliance Workshop, San Jose, CA—Joshua Hagen from the US Air Force Research Lab at Wright-Patterson AFB described the programs and changing needs in their work. They need to instrument people as well as they do airplanes to match and track performance capabilities. Their facility tests prototypes and has an analysis testbed [...]

 April 12, 2012, Mentor User2User Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Wally Rhines from Mentor Graphics opened the conference with a talk on ” doing what others don’t” in his keynote address. Hs was trying to counter the conventional wisdom that in the EDA industry, the big companies continue and the small companies innovate, then get acquired. Mentor [...]