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DAC-Cast

DAC-Cast

By DAC-Cast

The official podcast of the Design Automation Conference, the premier conference on leading-edge research and practice in tools and methodologies for the design and design automation of electronic circuits and systems. Key topics discussed are tailored to practitioners in design and design automation ecosystem.

DAC will celebrate its 60th anniversary this July 9-13, 2023 at the Moscone West Center in San Francisco, CA. Be on the lookout for information on DAC registration in early 2023.
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Episode 1: Welcome to DAC-Cast

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Episode 4: John Sanguinetti’s Light Bulb Moment
Episode 4: John Sanguinetti’s Light Bulb Moment
Part 1: Dr. John Sanguinetti stops by DAC-Cast to share his story and key moments in his career. Dr. Sanguinetti has been active in computer architecture, performance analysis, design verification, and electronic design automation for many years. After working as a design verification engineer at Ardent Computer and NeXT Computer, he founded Chronologic Simulation in 1991 and was the principal architect of VCS, the Verilog Compiled Simulator. He was a co-founder of C2 Design Automation, now Forte Design Systems, where he served as Chief Technical Officer for 15 years. He is a fellow of the ACM and now serves as Chairman at Adapt-IP. 
37:52
February 01, 2023
Episode 3: Strange Loops in the Career of Giovanni DeMicheli
Episode 3: Strange Loops in the Career of Giovanni DeMicheli
The DAC-Cast hosts welcome Giovanni DeMicheli to talk about the ups and downs of his career in EDA. Giovanni De Micheli is a research scientist in electronics and computer science. He is credited for the invention of the Network on Chip design automation paradigm and for the creation of algorithms and design tools for Electronic Design Automation. He is a professor and the director of the Integrated Systems Laboratory at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.
40:00
December 08, 2022
Episode 2: How Many Engineers Does It Take To Screw In a Lightbulb? Harry Foster on EDA Trends for 2022
Episode 2: How Many Engineers Does It Take To Screw In a Lightbulb? Harry Foster on EDA Trends for 2022
Hear from Harry Foster, Chief Scientist Verification for the Design Verification Technology Division of Siemens EDA; and is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor for the Verification Academy, who is interviewed by the DAC-Cast hosts on top industry trends this year. 
39:23
November 14, 2022
Episode 1: Welcome to DAC-Cast
Episode 1: Welcome to DAC-Cast
Join DAC Podcast hosts, Erik Seligman and Rich Edelman, as they talk about topics most relevant to practitioners in the design and design automation ecosystem. This episode, our hosts are joined by none other than 2022 DAC Keynote Speaker, Steve Teig. Steve is the CEO of Perceive. Steve is a visionary technologist whose work has impacted industries ranging from software and semiconductors to biotechnology and machine learning. He drove the creation of Perceive while CTO of its parent company and investor, Xperi, where he supervised technology development, including core audio and imaging innovations, and led the company’s machine learning team. 
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September 29, 2022