Bash allows for basic lookup table (associative arrays) to be created. While this aspect is not very well known, it is powerful enough to build some simple test framework. Continue reading “Simple test framework in Bash”
What is MTBF all about ?
It is not uncommon to hear people talking about MTBF for a product ….. and immediately discover that they really mean life time ! Indeed, the recent articles about “planned obsolescence” offered a lot of opportunities to hear concept like MTBF, MTTF, etc .. Continue reading “What is MTBF all about ?”
Did battery technology keep up ?
Back in the 2G mobile days, I was writing Layer1 GSM software for a very prominent semiconductor company in that field (VLSI Technology). This was very a interesting technology, 2G was only starting to boom. We had the opportunity to not only work on freshly adopted standard, but even sometimes to influence the committees work. You probably remember these epic phones, like Ericsson GH688 and other similar models