2021-10-14 - Majeed Ahmad

The state analog and mixed-signal design talent in 2021

Analog semiconductor companies are not constrained by the lack of growth opportunities but by the availability of analog design engineers.

2021-02-04 - Bill Schweber

They still don’t get older fab process, analog versus digital difference

There’s a risk-and-benefit tradeoff in choosing new parts versus older ones, and this is especially the case in the world…

2021-02-03 - Bill Schweber

What do absolute maximum ratings mean to you?

Absolute maximum ratings — AMR — brings significant issues, questions, and considerations especially for power devices...

2021-01-22 - Bill Schweber

Beware of innumeracy in technical information, engineering numbers

Using computers and spreadsheets, it’s easy to project a sense of precision that simply isn’t there, leading to a false…

2021-01-14 - Colin Walls

Surprises in C code

The C language is quite flexible and expressive; these are some of the reasons why it has been successful and…

2020-12-31 - EDNA Staff

Readers’ choice: The top 10 articles of 2020

This year, top articles run the gamut from DIYs and design ideas to coding methods, teardowns, and more. Read on…

2020-12-25 - Brian Dipert

A holiday gift wish list for 2020

This year’s holiday shopping list for engineers has a distinct home-based vibe to it, "thanks" to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020-12-21 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Google Home smart speaker

This smart speaker differs from its more diminutive sibling predominantly in its transducer allotment.

2020-11-26 - Richard Quinnell

A math-based approach to writing for engineers

Sentence algebra and document algorithms teach writing in a language engineers understand.

2020-10-08 - Colin Walls

The multicore lexicon: Defining the terminology

Multicore embedded designs are becoming increasingly common. Faced with this technology for the first time, a developer is bombarded with…