Tips & Tricks

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Farewell to Del.icio.us

I was disappointed to read in TechCrunch this morning that Yahoo has decided to shut down the Del.icio.us social bookmarking website (or should I say service?). I started using Delicious a few years ago after I had become fed up trying to organise my website bookmarks. I often want to bookmark A&D news stories, blog articles, technical papers and standards,…

Rhapsody && Coverage Analysis

I've recently been working with a customer to integrate Wind River Coverage Analysis (formerly known as CoverageScope) with Telelogic Rhapsody within their development tools framework for a mission-critical system. At first glance, it might seem strange to integrate a code coverage testing tool with a UML design tool, as these aren't even adjacent phases in the software development life cycle…

scitopia supersearch

Sometimes when I am writing technical papers and articles I want to check whether there are any recent scholarly articles on the topic. The easiest (or perhaps that should be laziest?) thing to do of course is to use Google web search, but this often returns an exhaustive list of results, it's often quite hard to find articles amongst the…

Free access to JACIC

I’ve just found out that the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is offering access to the entire content of the Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (JACIC) for two weeks for free! Yes, really. To access the full text, you need to browse the Journal Table of Contents (on the left of the main page), the click the…

Keeping current with A&D conferences

I seem to receive so much email these days, much of it spam and junk (wikipedia), that sometimes I miss information that I want to receive. Also, some of my email volume is self-inflicted, due to my somewhat over zealous use of Google Alerts for keeping track of developments in areas of aerospace which are of interest to me; and…