Looking Past the Horizon

These Aren’t Your Fathers’ Design Flows It’s probably the first time that you’ll ever hear an old (well, old-ish!) person say this, but things were easier back in my day. 40-nanometers was the most advanced node that I ever designed SoC’s at and, although it wasn’t easy back then, it pales against the myriad of […]

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As a long time designer, ASIC flows amaze me and making them better is my goal. Although a very complex and intricate process, each part of the ASIC flow abstracts the complexity underneath it to ultimately create silicon that could end up in your smartwatch, your electric vehicle, or the latest cell phone – how […]

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How machine learning can help meet PPA challenges and improve ECO optimization productivity. It wasn’t too long ago that machine learning (ML) seemed like a fascinating research topic. However, in no time at all, it has made a swift transition from a world far-off to common presence in news, billboards, workplaces, and homes. The concept […]

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For most of my career in product marketing I’ve been focused on Static Timing Analysis (STA). It was, and still is, an area with a diverse set of topics including graph based analysis and path based analysis, on-chip variation modeling, delay calculation, evolving library models, etc. During those years I always understood that  parasitic extraction […]

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