Interviews

The expat's guide to working in Dutch high tech

30-08-2019 To help facilitate integration, tech companies are sending their expat workers to the training 'How to be successful in the Dutch high tech work culture'.
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When your product and your company become more complex, a simple method to manage the process is essential

15-05-2019 When your product and your company become more complex, a simple method to manage the process is essential.
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Multicore programming skills do not come from Dijkstra

12-02-2019 In practice, writing parallel software is still a difficult task. You keep coming up against unforeseen issues if you do not understand each and every level of the problem, says Klaas van Gend.
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There exists no accurate machine without good thermal management

10-12-2018 In most companies, thermal design and thermal management is still in its infancy, says Theo Ruijl, CTO of MI-Partners and Thermal effects in mechatronic systems trainer. Ruijl sees this fact as a huge deficiency.
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Passive damping: increasingly part of a high tech engineers standard toolset

05-12-2018 Passive damping has been a standard tool for civil engineers and architects for quite some time. Mechanical engineers, however, designing for micron accuracy typically tried to avoid the use of damping.
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Design Principles (course) still firmly anchored in Wim van der Hoek's ideology

18-10-2018 Design Principles is one of the most renowned training courses given by the Mechatronics Academy and the High Tech Institute. Our 'mechatronics men' Jan van Eijk and Adrian Rankers have renewed the training and asked Huub Janssen to assume the role of course director.
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Do not confuse being able to hack with knowing the art of writing secure code

06-10-2018 You can turn writing secure code into a good habit. Something you barely stop to think about, like brushing your teeth or putting on your seat belt. High Tech Institute is working with the specialists at Hungarys Cydrill to teach you how.
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