Flash Summit this Week

The 2009 Flash Memory Summit starts Tuesday and runs August 9-11 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.  Begun in 2006, this conference has grown tremendously reflecting both the importance of flash memory in electronic design and the success of the organizers in putting together a program that provides values to an ever increasing… Continue reading Flash Summit this Week

Wednesday at DAC

Being glued to a booth, I did not see as much of DAC as I would have liked.  However, I still managed to see many old friends and meet a couple of new ones.  That is what DAC has become for me – an event for renewing exisitng relationships and starting new ones. This social… Continue reading Wednesday at DAC

Tuesday at DAC

The Design Automation Conference, being held this week in San Francisco, seems a subdued affair from those a few years ago.  This year, I am helping a friend man the FTL booth due to the scheduled person coming down with the dreaded swine flu.  Although I have walked around and seen al the other booths,… Continue reading Tuesday at DAC

It’s DAC Time Again

The 46th annual Design Automation conference takes place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco July 27-30.  It will be the 20th conference for me and I have to admit I am not as excited about going as I was in the early ’90s. Back then it was a much broader conference with papers about… Continue reading It’s DAC Time Again