The Probell Gazette

New book!!

Patenting for the Small Company book cover
Patenting for the Small Company, by Jonah Probell.

A directory of vendors of digital video processor semiconductor IP cores

TVs, cameras, and phones process video with advanced chips. Those chips are designed with IPs specialized for video processing. Many small companies all over the world design and sell such IPs. This is a directory of such companies.

Brain Teasers

“Why is a raven like a writing desk?” asked the Hatter in Alice in wonderland. Questions as important as this are asked and answered in this collection of brain teasers.

Limericks

There once was a man from Nantucket
who stored all his cash in a bucket.
His daughter, named Nan,
ran away from the man,
and as for the bucket, Nantucket.

A Discussion of Patents

These materials relate to a monthly Meetup group in Silicon Valley that discusses patents.

SNUG proceedings

This is an archive of papers and presentations from Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) conferences.

Influential photography

Photography

A compilation of the photographic works of the world’s most important artists, photojournalists, historians, and technologists.

Female Heads of State

Thatcher
Meir
Gandhi
Bhutto
Tymoshenko
Merkel
… and many many more

A Collection of Sayings

Missed predictions

“Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.” -Popular Mechanics, 1949

Witty quips

“Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.” -Groucho Marx

Thought provoking truisms

Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.

These and many more are to be found in this collection of sayings.

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