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Archive for February 2010

 

DVCon 2010 – More Exhibitors, More Registrations

DVCon 2010 starts this Monday, February 22, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, CA. So far, the numbers are up over last year, and we’re expecting a good crowd. To date, 483 attendees have registered, while last year at this time there were 475. In addition, the number of papers submitted was greater than […]

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A Decade With Accellera

The Accellera standards organization has been in existence for 10 years now. I remember like it was yesterday when the boards of directors of Open Verilog International (OVI) and VHDL International (VI)decided that merging the two organizations made sense for the industry. The “standards war” between Verilog and VHDL had ceased to be interesting, and […]

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Four days of upcoming events: Part 4 EDP

One of my favorite conferences is EDP – Electronic Design Processes. The 17th EDP symposium will be held on April 8-9 2010. As always, the venue is the Monterey Beach Hotel in beautiful Monterey CA. What I like about EDP is its intimacy and sharing of ideas about how chip design can be done better […]

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Four days of upcoming events: Part 3 SNUG

The annual San Jose Synopsys Users’ Group will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center on March 29-31. The technical program committee is chaired this year by John Busco of NVIDIA (he has a great blog, by the way), and it’s sure to be first-class. The social media tag for everyone to use is […]

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Four days of upcoming events: Part 2 DVCon

DVCon 2010 is coming soon –  it starts on Monday, February 22, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose CA. DVCon, the Design and Verification Conference, continues to bring valuable information to chip design engineers about modern techniques and industry standards which help them in their day-to-day efforts. What’s new with DVCon this year? To […]

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Four days of upcoming events: Part 1 DesignCon

DesignCon 2010 is happening now. One of my fellow bloggers, Colin Warwick, put together a video spoof that I thought you might enjoy. First, a disclaimer: I’m not endorsing his product. Second, a proposal: I think we should standardize it. Third, a second thought: Never mind the standard – I rather like my job. I’ll […]

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