Medical Product Opportunity

My wife and I recently had a new baby boy (our second; thanks! =). At the hospital, I couldn’t help noticing just how primitive much of the equipment in use is by modern standards. Of course, from the point of view of the hospital staff this stuff is positively state-of-the-art! But as an electronics designer, […]

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Embedded Systems Rule the Earth

It is estimated (for example, by WSTS) that 9 billion processors were manufactured last year. That’s a 50% jump from the pre-2001 peak (i.e., prior to the Dot Com bubble crash). This is quite an impressive growth rate when considered in light of the financial market indices; DJIA and S&P500 have only recently come back to […]

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Comments on code comments

People’s opinion on code commenting is a bit like their opinion on speeding (you know the adage – anyone that drives faster than you is a maniac, anyone that drives slower than you is a doddering old fool). With this in mind, I recently got into a bit of a disagreement with a faculty member […]

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