The Standards Game

Archive for October 2008

 

A less visible, yet important, ballot is underway: P1801

I don’t know about you, but I’ll be glad when the 2008 U.S. elections are over.  I mailed in my ballot this week and am now immune from those working hard to sway my vote.  I am honored and grateful to live in America, and I hope for a healthy, reunified country with global consciousness in 2009. […]

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Posted in 1. Life in the Standards Lane, 2. Skirmishes, Battles and All-Out Wars | 2 Comments »

 

OVM and VMM back in the news

I read an article today titled “OVM vs. VMM: What’s Next?”  Overall, the article describes the emergence and current state of these verification methodologies, and it talks about a “battleground” – a word that is sure to excite readers.  In the world of the standards game, I don’t expect articles to always be 100% perfect, […]

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Big news! OpenAccess enables new analog design solutions

For many years, OpenAccess had promised to bring interoperability to the industry via a common standard database.  Albeit fraught with challenges as it evolved, it has ultimately enabled a leading EDA provider (my company, Synopsys) to make a significant entrance into the custom/analog/mixed-signal IC design market. (Our solution is called Galaxy Custom Designer and is […]

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You’re invited: 21st EDA Interoperability Forum, Nov. 6, 2008

  Hello, everyone interested in EDA interoperability and fans of The Standards Game.  I’d like to invite you to join me at the 21st Synopsys EDA Interoperability Forum, sponsored by Sun Microsystems.  I’m proud to say that I helped create this forum 10 years ago, and it has matured into a unique and valuable event. Here are […]

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