Olivier Coudert on September 30th, 2009

Nowadays it looks like no newsworthy event or article can exist without being tweeted around.  I myself went through the Twitter experience, and I thought I would write about how it is transforming my way of accessing information –or how the information finds me. Twitter has been launched publicly in July 2006.  Three years of […]

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Olivier Coudert on September 20th, 2009

CodeProjectHere are the definitions of two words that have a bad press, especially in these harsh economic times: Outsourcing (included in dictionaries in 1979): the procuring of services or products, such as the parts used in manufacturing a motor vehicle, from an outside supplier or manufacturer in order to cut costs. Offshoring: relocation by a […]

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Olivier Coudert on September 15th, 2009

The FPGA market has been entrenched in a duopoly for a number of years now.  In 2008, according to Gartner Inc., Xilinx Inc. and Altera Corp. hold together 87% of the market of programmable logic (51.2% and 35.5% respectively).  The rest of the market is covered mostly by Actel Corp. and Lattice Semiconductor Corp., about […]

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Olivier Coudert on September 14th, 2009

According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a blog is defined as follows. Pronunciation: \ˈblȯg, ˈbläg\ Function: noun Etymology: short for Weblog Date: 1999 Definition: Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer; also : the contents of such a site This is not the first time I […]

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