28 Sep '14, 11pm

Where is the silicon in silicon valley?

Where is the silicon in silicon valley?

An engineer who has experienced first-hand the changes that the engineering profession has undergone since the days of Bill Hewlett and David Packard argues that the loss of innovative capacity is the direct result of a vacuum in American business thought leadership. A series of events and decisions have led to the loss of innovative capacity in the engineering profession in the US. My copy of IEEE Spectrum magazine used to arrive with physical presence, heavy with want ads for engineers. Today, I checked Craig’s List online and found 41 engineering positions based in Silicon Valley that were listed under an agglomeration of “architectural/engineering/CAD." The closest position relating to electronics design was for a technician. At most, seven of the job listings might be ever so loosely lumped into an electrical category. Only three jobs were listed for software. What ha...

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Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware - EE Times

Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware - EE Times

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