William Wong

Technical Editor , Penton Media

Bill Wong covers Digital, Embedded, Systems and Software topics at Electronic Design. He writes a number of columns, including Lab Bench and alt.embedded, plus Bill's Workbench hands-on column. Bill is a Georgia Tech alumni with a B.S in Electrical Engineering and a master's degree in computer science for Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
He has written a dozen books and was the first Director of PC Labs at PC Magazine. He has worked in the computer and publication industry for almost 40 years and has been with Electronic Design since 2000. He helps run the Mercer Science and Engineering Fair in Mercer County, NJ.

Posts by William Wong

Security Needs to be Simple

in alt.embedded Mar 20, 2017
Implementing and using security tools in the embedded space can be challenging, but Green Hills INTEGRITY Security Services’ new appliance makes some......

Will ISA Survive?

in alt.embedded Mar 20, 2017
Is it time to Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) and Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) to go away?...

Embedded Linux Conference Features IoT and Development Tools

in alt.embedded Feb 22, 2017
Technology Editor Bill Wong presents some highlights from the 2017 Embedded Linux Conference....

Will ISEF Survive Without Intel?

in alt.embedded Feb 17, 2017
Intel will be finishing up its support for the International Science and Engineering Fair in 2019....

What's to Like about Samsung’s Gear S3, Plus Android Wear 2

in alt.embedded Feb 09, 2017
Android Wear 2.0 is here, but Technology Editor Bill Wong will hold onto his Samsung Gear S3....

Do Circuit Boards Need More Wires?

in alt.embedded Feb 07, 2017
Printed circuit boards support high-speed serial connections—for now. Faster SerDes is forcing designers to look at cabling alternatives....

Forth Redefined

in alt.embedded Jan 31, 2017
Ever played with Forth? It’s still out there, although it’s not for everyone....

Improvements in Sound Technology

in alt.embedded Jan 26, 2017
The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show was home to a host of new audio technologies....

“I Know a Lot about Hacking,” and Other Security Concerns

in alt.embedded Jan 23, 2017
President Donald Trump says “I know a lot about hacking.” What do you know, and does all this matter?...

Carrying a Jetson TX1

in alt.embedded Jan 18, 2017
Technology Editor Bill Wong takes ConnectTech’s Orbitty Carrier for a ride with NVidia’s Jetson TX1....