by Tom Fitzpatrick, Editor and Verification Technologist
"For verification, productivity really comes down to being able to reliably determine if your chip will run correctly as efficiently as possible."
As I write this, I'm sitting in an airplane on my way to Denver, and I find myself thinking about "productivity." The first thought that came to my mind was whether I wanted to pay $8 to watch TV on the flight (not a movie, mind you – just television) or would be better off spending my time productively by writing this note. You can tell which path I chose.
Another thought that occurred to me, given my destination, was the recent comeback of NFL quarterback Peyton Manning who, after missing all of last season due to