Thursday, April 30, 2009

V6 Functional on ML605

We witnessed a demo of functional Xilinx V6 Silicon yesterday on their ML605 evaluation board. The Serdes was functional and operating at the 5 GHz needed for Gen2 PCIe. The two connectors on top are the VITA-57/FMC connectors.

ML-605 V6 Eval Board

Sunday, April 12, 2009

FCCM 2009

FCCM 2009 was a worthwhile endeavor and success.

The Usual Suspects

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Words Matter

Back in 2008 I read an awful, uninformed post on what I had thought to be a helpful and fair technology blog. I took the bait, and wrote a seven paragraph missive in response. Three months later, my response was posted; but it was severely diluted by the editor. While I'm glad my voice was heard, even as a squeak; my truths presented were castrated without any consent. The doc linked below is unedited:
Ref: S.Siegel, 2008-12-26, Letter to John Cooley