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Monday, April 30, 2007

Interesting Company: Beyond Semiconductor

BSemi created and supports the open source OpenRISC 1200 processor

Beyond Semiconductor


Interesting Company: Vesta Design

Lower level semiconductor verification tools:

Vesta Design Explorer


Monday, April 23, 2007

Interesting Company: GateRocket

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Interesting Company: Global Locate

Monday, April 16, 2007

The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software: Stakeholder Perspectives

Interesting article on the emerging economics of open source

Dirk Riehle: The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software: Stakeholder Perspectives

Thursday, April 12, 2007

good jumpers

Ya know, it's the obvious things that are hard to find these days.

I particularly like these jumpers, though I guess I should refer to the by their technical name: shunt. they have a little bar on the top that you can hook a probe onto, or solder a wire to.

Mouser P/N


Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Virtuoso Incognito

I'm a huge fan of street musicians, always stopping to give money, if not to take time to smell (listen to?) the roses.

Here's an article about a concert violinist who went busking in the Washington DC subway, and was summarily ignored.

Pearls Before Breakfast -

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

syntax highlighting editor widget for qt

A packaging of the Scintilla syntax highlighting widget for QT:
Riverbank : QScintilla : Overview

In defense of PowerPoint?

Don Norman's / In Defense of PowerPoint artical makes some decent points. Bad speakers are the problem, not bad PowerPoint.

We're sticking untrained drivers behind the wheel of the car.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

excellent description of a daily stand-up

Direct, backed up with links to scholarly papers, a great link to send to people: