Embedded Software

  • Heading for an electric car

    A while ago, I wrote about my thoughts about the future and said that my next car would be electric. 18 months have passed since then. Over that time, I have not progressed the matter in any concrete manner, but I have given it a lot of thought. Also, the market has progressed and I […]

  • Embedded software webinar on MISRA C

    We are currently offering a program of free webinars covering a selection of embedded software topics: the Embedded Software Masterclass. These have been running for nearly a year, at approximately monthly intervals, and have proven quite popular. After the presentation segment, there is ample time for a question and answer session. The next webinar is […]

  • Some common sense is prevailing

    In the UK, the European Union – and in particular our membership of it – is a hot topic just now. I am not going to get into the politics of that [I mostly try to avoid politics here!]. Over the years, there have been frequent stories – some true and others with only the […]

  • Video about bit stuffing

    My latest video blog is now available. This time I am looking at bit stuffing – a technique used in a number of communications and networking protocols. You can see the video here or here: Future video blogs will continue to look at topics of interest to embedded software developers. Suggestions for topics are always […]

  • Embedded software article: RTOS Revealed #23

    My latest article on embedded.com has been published. This piece is the twenty-third installment of the RTOS Revealed series, which will continue to appear through the rest of 2018. The series will cover every aspect of real time operating systems. Queues: introduction and basic services In this article, I start to look at queues in […]

  • Off the waggon – the verdict

    Recently, I decided to take a break from alcohol consumption. I wrote about my plan and motivations here. I chose an arbitrary 4-week period, which was partly selected so that it would not be punctuated by too many social engagements at which I might be “tempted”. I thought that it might be interesting to report […]

  • Video on data packing

    My latest video blog is now available. This time I am looking at packing [optimization] of data. You can see the video here or here:

    Future video blogs will continue to look at topics of interest to embedded software developers. Suggestions for topics…

  • What hob?

    A couple of weeks ago I wrote about our plans to remodel our kitchen etc. At that time we had made most of the key decisions and selected things like the ovens. This enabled the ordering of the units to proceed, so we are on track for an installation early next month. There was one […]

  • Embedded multicore webinar

    We are currently offering a program of free webinars covering a selection of embedded software topics: the Embedded Software Masterclass. These have been running for nearly a year, at approximately monthly intervals and have proven quite popular. After the presentation segment, there is ample time for a question and answer session. The next webinar is […]

  • Knowing right from wrong

    I try to be a good person. I hope that I can leave the planet a tiny bit better than I found it; at worst, I hope I do not leave a negative impact. But I get confused about rights and wrongs. Just when I think I know where I stand, I encounter someone else […]

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