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Jack Ganssle

Eight Bits Forever!

A very long time ago I obtained my ham radio license. A teenager fascinated with electronics, I delighted in learning about RF, and in building…

Interrupt Latency

Knowledge is power, but often we don't know what's really happening in our systems. This column contains some tricks to help you find out. My…

The Death of PCs

This past August a party in San Jose commemorated the 20th anniversary of the birth of the PC. Many of the industry's luminaries, from Gates…

Reading? Bah, Humbug.

USA Today – my least favorite newspaper in the world, but the one most hotels insist on dropping before each door, this week polled readers…

Shared Perceptions

They say there's no greater love than that of one dead drunk for another. The same, apparently, applies to battle-scarred embedded folks. This June, on…

Pay By Use Tools

Ever think about paying for your cross-compiler on a per-use basis? Look at the EDA (electronic design automation) domain. Hardware designers use EDA tools to…