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The Price of Ignorance

They are not buying the turntables for old vinyl, but new vinyl. Vinyl sales are exploding with albums cost 2X or 3X the CD price. There are even people selling lathe cut, rather than pressed, albums for prices that are as ridiculous as those you quote.

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The Next Moore’s Law

Once again, one of the smartest guys in our business demonstrates why.
Great piece, Kevin. I especially am intrigued by your point on supply/demand impact. That's definitely worth noodling on some more.
I'm not smart enough to predict whether we will …

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Cloud Piano, a robotic installation that plays keys on a piano based on the movement of clouds

MarketingEDA: So I guess you're not a fan of chance music, huh?

I was thinking about how you could change or tweak this a bit to make a music performance I'd like better. A pretty basic thing would be telling the robot to stick to a key signature (so,…

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K is for Kit Kat

Thanks Paul. I guess that was what I was trying to get at with the "it's the same hardware" point. Perhaps not clear...

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Data-Centric IoT Messaging

How do you see DDS as distinct from other protocols? Or do you see it as that distinct?

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The Bozo Coefficient

Check out the traffic on a normal working day in India. It would give Chaos Theorists a run for their money !!!!

To be precise : following the rules (assuming people know what they are) would get you killed or at least leave you with a badly dented car…

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The Sun Sets on Moore’s Law

Interesting article and well written Kevin. Let me open by stating that the FPGA vendors have already blinked. For example, in the latest Xilinx product release not all devices were scheduled to release to the 20nm node. In fact, the FPGA vendors are gene…

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Viva Vivado!

Yep sounds like a Xilinx marketing blurb to me.

Vivado is a very ambitious piece of software.
Perhaps too ambitious.

A politician might describe it as a "courageous" .

It is absolutely riddled with bugs and inconsistencies like a 1 year old co…

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