Yearly Archive: 2011

John and Chris

We are happy to welcome two new hires, John Vernaleo and Chris Calvi, to the team. John is the first member of our group to finish his Ph.D., at the University of Maryland. His...

MobiPart – Octopart on the iPhone

Ever since getting an iPhone, I’ve been day dreaming about an Octopart iPhone app. Now, thanks to Octopart user Stan Bright it’s finally here! Recently, Stan released MobiPart which is an iPhone app that...

The Far Limits of Datacenter Compute Efficiency and RSFQ

The energy efficiency of computation (instructions-per-joule or FLOPS-per-watt) is quickly replacing the upfront cost of computation (FLOPS-per-dollar) as the most important metric of microprocessor fabrication technology, and has been the dominant metric for data...

Octopart is Hiring

The Octopart team recently attended the Open Hardware Summit at the New York Hall of Science. We left impressed, inspired and hopeful for Octopart’s role in helping engineers. I spoke with a few people...