Posts Tagged ‘david manners’

Silicon Valley genealogy

Meant to flag this one before. Check out the neat, not so-little info graphic highlighted by Warren Savage in his recent piece on Watering our semiconductor gardenIt shows the original Silicon Valley genealogy, in graphic form. Some of you may have seen something similar before. Apparently they used to…

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Electronica 2010

Two years have flown and here we are back in Munich for another Electronica, the 2010 version.Stayed tuned for the full Electronics Weekly coverage…news, photos, videos, tweets, a live blog. There’ll be a lot of coffee consumed, too. And those of you who know the ICM will…

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Comment of the year – “sesquipedalian grandiloquence”

It’s only the start of 2010, but I strongly suspect we might already have seen the best comment of the year, on the Mannerism blog.In the post Am I thick?, which is about a newly published report on “new technologies of awareness”, David Manners (pictured left) wonders why…

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Electronics Weekly is 50!

Just a quick post both to wish you a happy and healthy New Year, and to flag that 2010 marks a golden anniversary for Electronics Weekly…This year sees our 50th year of publication, as we launched on September 7, 1960. There will be a number of celebrations to mark…

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The Most Important Semiconductor Breakthrough?

Make sure you vote in the new poll on Mannerisms. It asks: What Was The Most Important Semiconductor Breakthrough? You can enter it here, too.David Manners, our Components Editor, writes:Very, very tricky this one. What was the most important of the very many important breakthroughs that have made…

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Chips and Beer – we need your help!

A new blog is about to launch on Electronics Weekly, in a week or so, and we need your help to make it work!The semiconductor industry routinely trails around the same places in the world, and then in the evening a tricky question sometimes surfaces: Where can I get…

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Chip firms locate GPS as attractive destination

Analysis – Satellite-rich GPS sets mobile agenda GPS navigation has been one of the success stories of recent years, writes David Manners in the latest Electronics Weekly Analysis piece, with the number of bright screens visible in cars on the road continuing to increase. The question he asks, however, is…

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Mannerisms 500!

Hats off to David Manners – its five hundred and counting for the blog that started a year ago, in the week of Electronica. It’s the distinctive, entertaining, authoritative and never dull commentary on the semiconductor industry, from someone who knows…

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Electronics execs blasted at Electronica

One of the biggest talking points among journalists at electronica last week was the no-show at the CEO panel by Carlo Bozzoti, the boss of STMicroelectronics. For one of Europe’s top three CEOs not to turn up at the annual panel of the industry’s biggest trade event…

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