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Formula 1 system architecting – Part 4: Fighting against silos

‘System architecting under extreme circumstances’ is how you could describe Guido de Boer’s job at Mapper over the past fourteen years. The fourth and final part in a series of interviews in which he shares with Bits&Chips his unconventional view on developing systems.

Headlines

Tesla takes battery production in-house to build 25k car
Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech
Braincreators and Advantech put heads together for AI on the edge
Differ leads search for better electrolysers

The design enigma

Many efforts were made to automate the analog IC design process. The newest kid on the block is Agile Analog, boasting artificial intelligence as the holy grail.

In other news

Former Mythbuster builds his own Iron Man suit (CNN)
Samsung recommends scanning QLED TVs for viruses (Engadget)
Birthplace of Basic honoured with a memorial marker (The Register)

Top jobs

Ask the headhunter

After having worked for eight years as a CTO, I was eager to be submerged in technology again. That’s why, a little while ago, I joined a high tech start-up as a principal systems architect. Five months later, I’m out of a job.