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An Internet of Things event for you

Coming soon – April 10th, 2014 to be exact – is an Internet of Things event you might find informative. Hosted by SEMI, the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chain for the semiconductor industry, at their headquarters in Silicon Valley, the morning event promises to be interesting. The event’s title, “The Silicon Valley […]

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Wake up, Europe! Open, market-driven standards can help you

Recently I participated in the 5th European Innovation Summit, held in Brussels at the European Parliament. The purpose of the annual summit is to bring perspectives from industry, academia, and government on how Europe can become more innovative. Innovation leads to industry, industry leads to jobs, jobs lead to a better economy. The theme of […]

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The new kid on the EDA interoperability block

There’s a new kid on the EDA interoperability block. It’s the IEEE Standards Association’s Symposium on EDA Interoperability. It will be held on October 14, 2013 October 24, 2013 at the TechMart in Santa Clara CA USA. The event is open to everyone and there is no cost to attend. But you do have to […]

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Who would have thought – standards and SXSW?

The South-by-Southwest is well known for its film, music, and interactive tracks. The annual SXSW festival (which sounds much more fun than “conference”) is held in Austin, Texas USA. This year it include more than 5,000 events that took place all over the city of Austin. I had always wanted to attend SXSW to see, […]

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DAC 2012–Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

In keeping with Kathryn Kranen’s tradition of asking the teen panel at DAC to give thumbs up and thumbs down on a variety of technologies, I thought I’d do a thumbs up, thumbs down on this year’s DAC itself from my perspective. In keeping with my own tradition of ending on a high note, I’ll […]

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Conversation Central lineup for DAC, June 4-6 2012

Every year it seems the Design Automation Conference comes faster. The 2012 venue is Moscone Center in San Francisco, and the show runs from June 3 through June 7. We have a great lineup of guests on Conversation Central again this year. All live shows will be video recorded and posted promptly on YouTube, iTunes […]

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Interoperability, partnerships, and other good things at SNUG Silicon Valley 2012

This year’s SNUG Silicon Valley is shaping up to be one of the best yet with another outstanding program in store for our customers. SNUG – the Synopsys Users Group conference – is Silicon Valley’s largest technical conference and one of Synopsys’ premier events. This year, it will take place at the Santa Clara Convention […]

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DVCon 2012–better than ever, starts on Monday, Feb 27

For the third (second consecutive) time, I’m honored to be the General Chair of the Design and Verification Conference. This year’s DVCon promises to bring you another valuable, technically-focused program that can help you with your complex design and verification projects. DVCon is sponsored by Accellera Systems Initiative and has its roots in users’ groups […]

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Want to be part of IEEE Standards Association governance? Here’s how…

The IEEE Standards Association is always looking for interested people to participate in their working groups and governance committees. It can be an interesting and rewarding experience if you and your company are willing and able to invest a bit of time and money (not excessive amounts, in my experience). It’s a positive side of […]

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Not exactly standards, but a game…

We are celebrating our 25th anniversary at Synopsys. You’ll see “25 years of enabling innovation” throughout this year. As part of recognizing our anniversary, we’re holding a trivia contest which will continue through December 2012. No doubt there will be a standards question or two. We’ll post a question – two each month – and […]

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