Best wishes on your future. Indeed you have been a mentor to many engineers via EDN, your articles, and I really appreciate your books from years ago. The books & magazines sure helped me get started and continue to grow in embedded systems design, where I had a wonderful career in teaching and biomedical product development. You'll be missed!
Thank you for sharing such wonderful insights (as is usual for you) in this, your farewell column. You will be missed! Not only have you blessed me with much electronics knowledge, but your parting words have also served to inspire me. I recently started teaching at the college level and have 30 freshman students entrusted to my care - I have often felt these past months the responsibility that a professor has, for these young men and women are at a pivotal point in their lives and mentors can have a huge impact on the decisions they make. Thank you reaffirming that role - it is what being a teacher is all about. Thank you also for your past articles and for recognizing your mentors and their influence in your life. While such people typically want nothing in return, knowing that they had a small part in your success is heartwarming. God bless you in your new endeavors!
Great subject for an article. I clearly remember my 4th grade teacher who inspired me to push myself academically and develop a thirst for knowledge.
Congrats on your retirement and thanks for all of your contributions over the years!
"I write this column as my last in a long series for Design News. Time has come for retirement"
Jon, thanks for your inspiring story and all the best wishes for your retirement life. I think in retirement life also you can continue the freelance writing, which can inspired lots of peoples. Tomorrow you can be the mentor for many peoples.
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