Jon Masters joins the Oxide and friends to talk about the benefits of having hardware and software engineers working together... and the peril of separating them!
Oxide and Friends Twitter Space: July 11th, 2022
- @4:32 Fostering of mutual hatred between hardware and software people
- Huge difference in cost of errors in both time and money
- @9:38 Dealing with perishable pre-preg material Tachyon 100G
- @15:06 The black magic that is DDR
- @21:58 Open source tooling for EEs
- @33:18 Matt Keeter's take on ECAD tools
- @36:55 Timon's take on EE curriculum
- Math-heavy electrical engineering curriculum
- Arts of Electronics
- Knowing at least basics of adjacent disciplines goes a long way
- @49:03 Software shouldn't pierce abstractions in order to work reliably, but people should to deepen their knowledge
- @1:04:54 Making microchips at home
- @1:06:05 Oxide gets a Pick'n'Place machine?
- @1:09:40 Bob's take on silos
- @1:22:15 Vintage gaming as an intro into embedded software
- @1:26:14 Fabs at UNI
- @1:29:40 Intel Tofino (TM) Series Programmable Ethernet Switch ASIC
- @1:31:13 Google's open source high level synth. (HLS) tool XLS
What is Oxide and Friends?
Oxide hosts a weekly Discord show where we discuss a wide range of topics: computer history, startups, Oxide hardware bringup, and other topics du jour. These are the recordings in podcast form.
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