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Once upon a time, there were many little RISC processors frolicking in the deep green microprocessor forest. There was the jaunty little ARM. The bright little SPARC. The mighty little MIPS. The aristocratic little PowerPC. And so many others. They all played and laughed and had ever such a good time.

Then, one by one, the happy little RISC processors started disappearing. Were they gobbled up by the big, bad CISC processor that lurked in the woods? Did they cross over the Wheatstone Bridge and into another land? Or did they just get lost in the tall grass, wandering aimlessly until their mommies and daddies forgot about them?  Read More


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8-bit pixel sunglasses implore everyone around you to deal with it

Posted on 07/22/14 at 8:24 PM by SteveNordquis4

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It's Season 1 of CSI:Miami, surely; but the Poor Taste Conference cred. is surely the monopsony behind the production run.

An Irregular Street Scene

Posted on 07/21/14 at 9:45 AM by bmoyer

bmoyer
How do you see the pros and cons of plasma dicing?

FPGAs in the IoT

Posted on 07/17/14 at 9:44 AM by mwipliez

mwipliez
"One of the challenges of bringing FPGAs to markets where software-programmable solutions like MCUs have traditionally ruled is bringing the design team up to speed with creating FPGA designs"

I think the challenge to replace MCUs by FPGAs is simply th…

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