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Who are the next-gen PCB designers? When was the last time you even met a young PCB designer? Young people are starting to discover our industry again, but not in the numbers that we need.
In the July 2018 issue of Design007 Magazine, our contributors discuss the next generation of PCB designers: who they are, what sort of education they’ll need, and how we can draw more of them into this industry.
Check it all out this month in Design007 Magazine, now on the virtual newsstand and available for delivery in your e-mailbox each month by subscribing here.
Be sure to download the PDF copy for future reference.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Andy Shaughnessy spoke with Rodrigo Contreras Lopez of SnapEDA about Rodrigo’s AltiumLive presentation, which is now available online. It’s a changing world, he says, and designers need to approach their designs from a different perspective: Creating designs with parts that may or may not be available now may just set up your design team and your customer for failure in a few years. Is Design For Availability going to enter the PCB design lexicon?
Real Time with...IPC
Editor Kelly Dack and Joe Clark, co-founder of DownStream Technologies, discuss trends in PCB design and how this has led to the company's introduction of rigid-flex design support for their tools.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
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