On July 17 & 18 I attended MemCon in Santa Clara. I was able to attend only the first half of the conference due to the pressures of work back in the office. The most frequently discussed topics were NAND Flash and cell phones although a number of other topics rounded out the conference. My reaction to one particular talk can be found on the Different Slants website. If you design products that use memory of any type, you might want to consider attending one of these conferences when they are in your part of the world.
Since my job at Siemens was euthanized last year, I have had time to participate in a variety of workshops and conferences. While having coffee during one of the breaks, it occurred to me how different the people are at different types of events. (more…)