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DVCon, Aldec Meets Hitatchi, and Parties Galore

In honor of DVCon this week, we’re rounding up all the verification jokes we can muster. “I just finished verifying my multicores and boy are my ARMs tired.” Or maybe: “How many verification engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?” “None, of course – but they will be able to confirm that the bulb has actually been changed.” Or how about: “Seriously folks – take my dev-kit… Please!”

In Fish Fry this week, we’re looking at the themes, parties, and verification technologies at DVCon 2013. Keeping with the EDA theme, I also chat with Dmitry Melnick (Aldec) about the details of Aldec’s recent collaboration with Hitatchi and why he thinks traditional coding styles are no longer adequate for our multi-million gate FPGA designs.

I have a Microchip chipKIT Educational Starter Pack to give away (courtesy of Newark element14) to one lucky listener this week. 

 

Click here to enter to win this Microchip chipKIT Educational Starter Pack courtesy of Newark element14

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Fish Fry Links – March 1, 2013

More Information about The Robot Combat League

More Information about DVCon 2013

Kevin Morris’s Editorial Blog – Altera Partners with Intel for 14nm Tri-Gate FPGAs

More Information about Synopsys VIP Party Comic – Don McMillan

More Information about Aldec

More Information about Aldec’s collaboration with Hitatchi 

 

Enter to win a Microchip chipKIT Educational Starter Pack courtesy of Newark element14

 

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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