“Sheltering at home” for the past nine weeks here in Silicon Valley with no definitive end date reinforces that these are difficult and unusual times. As engineers and scientists, we have an obligation to separate reality from wishful thinking. The Scottish philosopher Hume said a guillotine is necessary to Continue reading “Science First, Last, and Always!”
Coupling & Crosstalk: Roller Coasters & Proverbs
Coupling & Crosstalk is my column in the MEPTEC Report. This column appears in the Spring 2020 edition on pages 9-10.
Electronic coupling is the transfer of energy from one circuit or medium to another. Sometimes it is intentional and sometimes not (crosstalk). I hope that this column, by mixing technology and general observations, is thought provoking and “couples” with your thinking. Most of the time I will stick to technology but occasional crosstalk diversions may deliver a message closer to home.
Roller Coasters & Proverbs
Are you the type of person who flips to the end of the book to see how the story ends before starting it? Or one who reads the online reviews with the plot summary – including the spoilers – before watching the movie? If so, do you want to know how the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic turns out? Continue reading “Coupling & Crosstalk: Roller Coasters & Proverbs”