Chris is joined by his old friend Dave Young of Young Circuits Designs (3rd appearance). They discuss consulting, the opportunity cost of learning, coaching students, managing consulting client needs, redesigning circuits, and more.
This week Chris and Dave discuss the amazing amount of interdependencies in modern web software and how that differs from hardware processes. Also takeover bids for CAD tools, hardware continuous integration, old display drivers, production systems, machine learning, and more!
Natasha Baker, Founder and CEO of SnapEDA, joins Chris to talk about footprints, symbols and other engineering content that helps designers create useful, correct circuit boards. They discuss the chip industry and how the information around it is changing.
Jeff Keyzer of Mightyohm.com joins Chris and Dave for our annual Keyzermas episode! Jeff updates us on what he’s been working on, answers some questions about RF and discusses the state of the electronics world, as he sees it.
Kyle Dumont of Allspice.io joins Chris to talk about revision control for hardware projects. Allspice takes Altium projects and makes it easier to see changes and do design reviews for new designs. They also discuss the nature of revision control and what makes it difficult in hardware situations.
Matt Berggren is a Director at Autodesk in charge of Fusion 360. He joins Chris to talk about the changes coming to EAGLE and Fusion, his history with the ECAD industry and how he used to be a co-worker of both Chris and Dave!