My One Sentence Summary of DAC

Written by Sean Murphy. Posted in EDA, Events, Quotes, skmurphy

The emotional ambience at DAC (the Design Automation Conference) is what you get when you pour the excitement of a high school science fair, the sense of the recurring wheel of life from the movie Groundhog Day, and the auld lang syne of a high school re-union, and hit frappe.

Some related quotes–at least I believe them to be:

A glimpse is not a vision. But to a man on a mountain road by night, a glimpse of the next three feet of road may matter more than a vision of the horizon.
C. S. Lewis

Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
Charles Kettering

Knowledge comes by taking things apart: analysis. But wisdom comes by putting things together.
John A. Morrison

The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second is to know that which is true.

Maturity means reacquiring the seriousness one had as a child at play
Friedrich Nietzsche

Update July 14: I have joined  “DAC Fan Club” and reposted this there.

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