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Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by Genome, Jun 5, 2006.

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  1. Genome

    Genome Guest

    Ooooooo....

    Not that we are interested but this showed up in
    misc.business.product-dev....

    Copied from Google... The original post is not on my news server.
    Obviously Guy(??) has explained things.

    So, do we need a 'Best Practices for Management'?

    1) Don't shit on your employees behind their backs.

    Ho Hum

    DNA
     
  2. John  Larkin

    John Larkin Guest

    Yeah, the BP guy is over there whining as how we weren't nice to him,
    inviting GM to pontificate.

    And hey, how did your posts sneak in past The Moderator?
    Consternation, there was.

    9) Go easy on the beer at lunch.

    10) Let the wire cool off before you clip the scope probe back on it.

    11) Don't breadboard. Don't simulate. They just waste time and dilute
    the excitement.

    12) When you're really, really behind schedule, take a break.

    13) Avoid machining.

    14) Source terminate.

    15) Orthogonality is your pal.

    16) Ground everything, as many places as possible.

    17) You're using too many bypass caps, and you don't have enough test
    points.

    18) Never implement your first idea.

    19) Packaging.


    John
     
  3. Genome

    Genome Guest

    If the moderator wants the post to get through then he will let it through.

    Either you are doing a good impression of someone who will have a sore head
    tomorrow or you need to snuggle up to your bed sheets.

    DNA
     
  4. 1. Always have a top block diagram, in your schematics and in your FPGA

    20) There are at least ten different types of capacitors. Learn the
    differences.

    21) Emitter followers just can't oscillate, but they do.

    22) If you can't get the part from at least three independent sources,
    consider carefully if you can't do it another way.

    23) Annual vacation is meant to restore your mind -- annually, not saved up
    for twenty years. Go where noone can find you. Do not use vacation to
    paint the house.

    24) Dilbert is a documentary (stolen, but I can't remember where).

    25) Engineering is an early morning pop quiz and late afternoon lab every
    day for the rest of your life.

    Jim
     
  5. Luhan

    Luhan Guest

    26) Oscillators don't, everything else does.

    Luhan
     
  6. Keith

    Keith Guest

    26b) Constants aren't, variables won't.
     
  7. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    How many of these are actually jokes? ;-)

    And for S/W hackers:

    27) Constants aren't, Variables won't. ;-)

    Cheers!
    Rich
     
  8. John Larkin

    John Larkin Guest


    # 9.

    John
     
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