“Is this going to be a stand-up fight, sir, or another bug hunt?” – PFC Hudson, Aliens
If you’re debugging code, which tool would you rather have: your favorite debugger or a time machine? A good debugger is vital, sure, but a time machine… You could rewind the clock to before the point you inserted the bug and then… just… not do … Read More → "The Debug Time Machine"
“Linux is only free if your time has no value.” – Jamie Zawinski
Chip giant Renesas has created a whole new line of high-end microprocessors that sit at the tippy top of the company’s product range, so let’s talk about… the software.
In a reversal of normal hardware protocol, Renesas is making a big deal … Read More → "Renesas Bundles 64-Bit Chips with 10-Year Linux"
“Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth.” – Sherlock Holmes, The Sign of Four
Three engineers are sitting in a rowboat. None of them has any nautical experience or navigational instruments.
As hope for rescue fades, and with no other ships in sight, they pass the time discussing their careers (as … Read More → "The Old Man and the C Debugger"
It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble an automobile, and one nut to scatter it all over the road. – Author Unknown
Hello, my name is Amelia and I have read at least four hundred press releases about automotive design this week. It seems that this year’s Consumer Electronics Show has been taken over by automotive design. But behind the pomp and sparkle of CES lies the … Read More → "Security from the Ground Up"
In this week’s episode of Fish Fry, we investigate the changing role of NAND flash in safety-based systems. Dave Hughes (CEO – HCC Embedded) joins us to discuss HCC’s “Safety Element out of Context” embedded software approach and how HCC helping engineers better use NAND flash in safety systems. Also this week, we give everyone another chance to win a “Hitchhiker’s Guide … Read More → "When Safety is King, NAND Reigns Supreme"
“Familiarity breeds contempt.” – popular proverb
December has come. Winter and the Christmas season are approaching, and it’s a time for goodwill, a forgiving attitude, and hopeful thoughts of peace and happiness, when we all…
Nope, I can’t do it. I’ve been Read More → "OneDrive II: The Extended Test Drive"