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Ann R. Thryft
Member Since: September 6, 2011
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Ann is Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly, for Design News. She has written for EDN, RTC Magazine, COTS Journal, NIkkei Electronics Asia, EE Times, Computer Design and Electronic Buyers’ News.  She introduced readers to several emerging trends: early mobile phone architectures, set-top box system design, open network server and switch/router architectures, software-defined radio and RFID.  At EBN she won two independently-judged Editorial Excellence awards for Best Technology Feature. She holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Stanford University and a Certified Business Communicator certificate from the Business Marketing Association (formerly B/PAA).



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