Analog vs Digital — Part 4: Comparisons

In part 2 & part 3, I defined analog vs digital signals and gadgets. In this post, I will explain why digital gadgets have over-taken analog gadgets. The electronic industry has been and will forever be reducing cost and adding features. As a result, more complexity is being required of electronic devices while reducing the […]

Analog vs Digital – Part 3: Digital

Note: Part 2 is lost to history. This website was hacked sometime around 2015, and I had to recreate each of these posts by hand. It seems like the hacker (for whatever reason) deleted Part 2. In part 2, I defined the analog signal and the analog gadget. In this post, I give a definition […]

Analog vs Digital – Part 1: Introduction

The last 20 years have greatly improved the feature set and portability of electronics and anything which does or can contain electronics. Nonetheless, most people don’t know what the word digital means. In this multi-part series, I will explain the difference between digital and analog, why digital processing is better than analog, and why some […]

Getting subversion and Cadence to play nice

I wrote a set of scripts to make Cadence IC tools & Subversion work together. Note: this is not actual Cadence/Subversion integration (which is much more powerful and highly recommended). There were a few problems that I had to solve: Pesky .svn directories The main problem is that Subversion puts .svn housekeeping directories everywhere. When […]