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Weather Forecasting

Over the past month or so, I’ve been keeping my eye on the news about hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria...What’s most interesting to me in all this is, of course, the underlying science and technology of weather forecasting.
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A stroll down memory lane

My last post (on asynch resets) wasn’t exactly light summer reading. So I thought that, as the summer winds down, I’d give you a break by focusing on a couple of recent EE Times articles that are a bit more fun. (Not that asynch resets can’t be fun…)
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Asynch resets. (Some light summer reading…)

It’s the dog days of summer. Everyone’s thinking vacation. Or back to school. Or cooling off. Or all three. So this is something of a heavy duty topic to ask you to read up on. But just a few days ago, I came across a three-part article on embedded.com, in with Reuven Dobkin addressed the topic of “Asynchronous reset synchronization and distribution – challenges and solutions.”
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Hitting the Wall with Moore’s Law

Moore’s Law – which holds that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit roughly doubles every couple of years – held up for a good 25 years, but actually began slowing down a decade or so ago. It's now running up against the limits of physics.
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