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Learning The Language of Analog Design

What Mistakes to Make and What Mistakes Not to Make

It’s never too late. Why not start today? I know you can. Yep, I’m talking about analog design.  This week we’re giving everyone a little analog university refresher.  We’re getting down to some serious analog business with Bob Dobkin (Linear Technology Co-Founder, CTO & VP of Engineering). Bob and I are going to investigate how analog design is like learning a language, why application notes are crucial to the study of analog design, and how you can update your analog circuit knowledge with just a couple clicks. 

Also this week, I’m giving everyone another chance to win a copy of “FRAM For Dummies” but you will need to listen to find out how you can win. 

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More Information about Linear Technology

Buy the Book “Analog Circuit Design, Volume 2, Immersion in the Black Art of Analog Design.”

Fish Fry Episode about the Late Jim Williams – Making Analog Fun

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Fish Fry Executive Interviews

Moshe Gavrielov, CEO – Xilinx

Darrin Billerbeck, CEO – Lattice Semiconductor

Lauro Rizzatti, Vice President of Marketing, EVE

Bill Neifert, CTO – Carbon Design Systems

Sean Dart, CEO – Forte Design Systems

Kapil Shankar, CEO – SiliconBlue

Andy Pease, CEO – QuickLogic

Rajeev Madhavan, CEO – Magma 

Paul Kocher, President – Cryptography Research Inc.

Anupam Bakshi, CEO – Agnisys

Dave Kleidermacher, CTO – Green Hills Software

Robert Blake, CEO – Achronix

Jack Harding, CEO – eSilicon

Michiel Ligthart, COO – Verific

Adnan Hamid, CEO – Breker Technologies

Jeff Waters, VP and General Manager – Altera

Luc Burgun, CEO and President, EVE 

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