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Archive for June, 2012

DAC 2012: Mystical Confluence: ESL Hockey Stick and The Cup!

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 @ 1:45 am in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Another note from DAC 2012:  In Gary Smith’s Sunday night pre-DAC talk, he mentioned that in 2011, ESL tools took off – the famous Hockey Stick.  See his slide (courtesy of my friend Frank Schirrmeister): Could the long-awaited, long postponed arrival of the ESL Hockey Stick at the same time as the Stanley Cup Finals [...]

DAC 2012: The Return of the Platform (Again!)

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 @ 4:07 pm in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was at Gary Smith EDA’s pre-Dac Sunday evening talk in San Francisco Sunday June 3, 2012, and was interested to see him lead off with a discussion of what he calls “Multi-Platform Based Design”. This was especially interesting to me. It was 13 (Thirteen!) years ago, in 1999, that I co-wrote with several colleagues [...]