Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The Correct Abstraction

The science and math behind the business of engineering is terrific. There is often a spectrum of choice for a particular implementation. That hardware and software can be abstracted in a similar fashion is hugely empowering. More choice! But we need metrics, hard quantitative measures to validate our decisions. Otherwise it's just qualitative balance.

4DSP FMC Card (2010)

ADO Firmware (1981)