Monthly Archives: May 2012

The very strange case of the broken dryer knobs—a case of very non-green design

Perhaps you’re like me—you hate to see bad design that results in waste. Sometimes, it’s a design that uses too much energy. The waste heat seems disproportionate with the function performed. Sometimes, it’s another form of waste. It’s one of … Continue reading

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Jan Rabaey’s remarkable short course in Low-Power Design Essentials, Part 3

Note: This blog entry is the third of four covering Professor Jan Rabaey’s excellent short course in low power design given at the January, 2012 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the IEEE Solid State Circuits Society. Low-Power … Continue reading

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