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A stroll down memory lane

My last post (on asynch resets) wasn’t exactly light summer reading. So I thought that, as the summer winds down, I’d give you a break by focusing on a couple of recent EE Times articles that are a bit more fun. (Not that asynch resets can’t be fun…)
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Asynch resets. (Some light summer reading…)

It’s the dog days of summer. Everyone’s thinking vacation. Or back to school. Or cooling off. Or all three. So this is something of a heavy duty topic to ask you to read up on. But just a few days ago, I came across a three-part article on embedded.com, in with Reuven Dobkin addressed the topic of “Asynchronous reset synchronization and distribution – challenges and solutions.”
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Hitting the Wall with Moore’s Law

Moore’s Law – which holds that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit roughly doubles every couple of years – held up for a good 25 years, but actually began slowing down a decade or so ago. It's now running up against the limits of physics.
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