efabless: Think GitHub for ICs and IP

efabless: Think GitHub for ICs and IP
by Daniel Nenni on 08-02-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedFor those of you who don’t know, GitHub is the crowdsourcing version of the defacto industry standard GIT source code management software. Currently, more than 14 million people have deposited more than 35 million software projects (mostly open-source) on GitHub making it the largest host of source code in the world.… Read More


The EDAC Wally Rhines Roast (video)

The EDAC Wally Rhines Roast (video)
by Daniel Nenni on 11-17-2015 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedLast week was the EDAC Phil Kaufman award dinner. It was much more like a roast, probably because Wally has a great sense of humor and as Aart de Geus said, “Wally is a cool cat to have a beer with…” Aart is right of course, hanging with Wally is one of my favorite work things to do.

The place was lousy with media people so I will… Read More


How Lucio Lanza Got Into EDA

How Lucio Lanza Got Into EDA
by Paul McLellan on 10-21-2014 at 7:01 am

Image RemovedLucio Lanza is this year’s recipient of the Kaufman award. Unlike most recipients, Lucio worked closely with Phil Kaufman earlier in his career. I met with him at his office in Palo Alto to hear the story.

Even if you have never met him, it would be a reasonable guess from his name that Lucio Lanza is Italian. And you’d be… Read More