Staying on the Right Side in Worst Case Conditions – Performance (Part 2)

Staying on the Right Side in Worst Case Conditions – Performance (Part 2)
by Tim Penhale-Jones on 07-02-2020 at 10:00 am

Moortec Part 2 Talking Sense

In this, the second part of a two-part series we delve further into defining worst case, this time focusing specifically on device performance.

In the last blog we talked about the steady increase in power density per unit silicon area and how worst case is definitely getting worse. We discussed how in each new FinFET node the dynamic… Read More


Talking Sense with Moortec: Staying on the right side in worst case conditions – Power (Part 1)

Talking Sense with Moortec: Staying on the right side in worst case conditions – Power (Part 1)
by Tim Penhale-Jones on 06-18-2020 at 10:00 am

Tim Penhale Jones

In this first part of a 2-part blog series, we look at defining worst case conditions, focusing specifically on device power.

With great power, comes great responsibility…

With each new technology node especially FinFET, the dynamic conditions within a chip are changing and becoming more complex in terms of process speeds, thermal… Read More


Talking Sense With Moortec…Speak No Evil!

Talking Sense With Moortec…Speak No Evil!
by Tim Penhale-Jones on 06-08-2020 at 10:00 am

Speak no Evil Moortec

In the first of this blog trilogy, Talking Sense with Moortec…’Are you listening’,  I looked at not waiting for hindsight to be wise after the event, instead make use of what’s available and act ahead of time. In the second, Talking Sense with Moortec…’See no evil’, we bizarrely saw how Sir Francis Drake, Admiral Nelson and Clint… Read More


Talking Sense With Moortec…See No Evil!

Talking Sense With Moortec…See No Evil!
by Tim Penhale-Jones on 05-21-2020 at 10:00 am

see no evil monkey

In the first of this blog trilogy, Talking Sense with Moortec…’Are you listening’, I looked at not waiting for hindsight to be wise after the event, instead make use of what’s available and act ahead of time.

There’s a Japanese maxim, depicting three ‘wise’ monkeys… Kikazaru, Mizaru, and Iwazaru, better known as ‘hear no evil, … Read More


Talking Sense With Moortec…Are You Listening?!

Talking Sense With Moortec…Are You Listening?!
by Tim Penhale-Jones on 05-04-2020 at 10:00 am

Ear no evil

It almost doesn’t matter what your job may be, whether in the public sector or a private company, or how technical or how dangerous, many of life’s adages and sayings can be interpreted to have some direct meaning for all of us.

Over the years in our personal lives, we have been constantly advised that prevention is better than cure…certainly… Read More