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Compilers, Counterfeits, and Contests

In this week’s Fish Fry, I check out some recent rumblings in the world of EE venture capital and investigate why both Applied Materials and the CIA are interested in Infinite Power Solutions. Also this week, I look into the newest developments in compilers from Microchip Technology and examine a recent report by the US Senate Armed Services Committee about counterfeit parts used in military applications.

Also this week, I have a TI MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board (courtesy of Mouser) to throw your way, but you’ll have to tune in to find out how to win.

Fish Fry Links – May 25, 2012

Fish Fry Broadcast featuring Infinite Power Solutions

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Fish Fry Broadcast “VisionTech’s Dirty Dealings in ICs

Senate Armed Services Committee Releases Report
on Counterfeit Electronic Parts

New Chalk Talk – FPGA Prototyping with the Kintex-7 KC705 Evaluation Kit

New Chalk Talk – Getting Started Using Kintex-7 FPGAs for DSP

More Information about the TI MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board courtesy of Mouser

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