Thought Leadership

Video blog – creeping elegance in embedded software

By Colin Walls

My latest video blog is now available. I am talking about “creeping elegance” in embedded software development. This is the well known phenomenon of an engineer not being able to stand back from some work and declare it complete – there are always possible enhancements. I illustrate this using a story about a young embedded software developer many years ago …

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Future video blogs will continue to look at topics of interest to embedded software developers. Suggestions for topics are always welcome via comment, email or social networking.

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