A Solid Methodology is the Margin of Victory

A Solid Methodology is the Margin of Victory
by Mike Gianfagna on 08-02-2022 at 6:00 am

A Solid Methodology is the Margin of Victory

Designing complex systems is difficult. It seems to me that the difficulty has increased at a rate that is more exponential than linear with design complexity. Some version of Moore’s law for design is at work. The challenges for advanced designs just seem to keep mounting. A new item that is top of mind for many executives is the talent… Read More


Podcast EP49: Where Semifore fits in the design flow

Podcast EP49: Where Semifore fits in the design flow
by Daniel Nenni on 11-17-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Rich Weber, co-founder and CEO of Semifore. Rich describes what the hardware/software interface is, where it fits in the design flow and the importance of a well-documented and robust design. He touches on industry standards, where they help and how Semifore’s products complete the flow. RIch … Read More


Register Management is the Foundation of Every Chip

Register Management is the Foundation of Every Chip
by Mike Gianfagna on 11-17-2021 at 6:00 am

Register Management is the Foundation of Every Chip

Virtually every chip today runs software. And that software needs to interact with and control the hardware on the chip. There are typically many interfaces to manage as well as dedicated hardware accelerators to coordinate. In fact, many of those hardware accelerators are present only to support the execution of the software… Read More