O'Reilly logo

Embedded Systems Design with Platform FPGAs by Andrew G. Schmidt, Ronald Sass

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

7

Outside World

The Network Is the Computer™

(company slogan)

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Some have predicted that computers will “disappear” in the future. This is not some neo-Luddite forecast but rather the suggestion that computers will continue to shrink in size and increase in number such that all of our computing functions will be ubiquitous and pervasive. That is, they will disappear into our everyday articles. The idea is that there will be many embedded computing systems distributed throughout things such as our clothes, entertainment devices, home appliances, packaging, public infrastructure, and so on — making the need for conventional, general-purpose computers moot. The strength of these small devices, however, will not be in their individual ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required