Monthly Archives: January 2010


When I was at Cadence, one of my jobs was to be the technical interface to investors and analysts. The finance organization, with its investor relations department, could handle all the numbers but if anyone wanted to talk about technology … Continue reading

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Consumer Electronics Show

At the start of January I went to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It is quite unlike any trade-show I’ve ever been to before. It fills all the halls of the Las Vegas convention center plus a … Continue reading

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One year on

It is the one-year anniversary of Obama’s inauguration and so I decided I’d look back at the blog entry that I wrote a year ago to see how well it has stood up. I called out a couple of big … Continue reading

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Shake that EDA malaise

I have a sort of op-ed piece in Electronic Design today. Anybody who has been following my musing here (and, yes, I know I’ve not mused very much recently; must muse more ) won’t be surprised by anything I say. … Continue reading

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The fleas aren’t doing so badly

Way back in the mists of time early last year, at the EDAC CEO forecast panel, we were asked to forecast the stock prices of Cadence, Mentor, Magma, MIPS and Synopsys. See "we are fleas on a sick dog." I … Continue reading

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