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These are organized by form and function.

Communications Computation Storage Authoring Simulation
Analog Mail Device Paper Typewriter Automaton
Electronic Network Calculator Tape Recorder Elektro
Digital Internet Computer
Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
Software Service (Web) Program (OS) Database Application AI, World

These are types of media formats.

Multimedia (Video, Animation), Image (Object), Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text), Haptic, “Other


These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…



Electronic Media (Martindale’s Reference Desk)


electronic : of, relating to, or utilizing devices constructed or working by the methods or principles of electronics — Webster

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Electronics is the science of controlling electrical energy electrically, in which the electrons have a fundamental role. Electronics deals with electrical circuits that involve active electrical components such as vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes, integrated circuits, associated passive electrical components, and interconnection technologies. Commonly, electronic devices contain circuitry consisting primarily or exclusively of active semiconductors supplemented with passive elements; such a circuit is described as an electronic circuit. — Wikipedia

David Darling’s Internet Encyclopedia of Science, Encyclopædia Britannica

Electronic media are media that use electronics or electromechanical energy for the end-user (audience) to access the content. This is in contrast to static media (mainly print media), which today are most often created electronically, but don’t require electronics to be accessed by the end-user in the printed form. The primary electronic media sources familiar to the general public are better known as video recordings, audio recordings, multimedia presentations, slide presentations, CD-ROM and online content. Most new media are in the form of digital media. However, electronic media may be in either analog or digital format. Although the term is usually associated with content recorded on a storage medium, recordings are not required for live broadcasting and online networking. Any equipment used in the electronic communication process (e.g. television, radio, telephone, desktop computer, game console, handheld device) may also be considered electronic media. — Wikipedia





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Electronics Weekly Electronics Design & Components Tech News

  • EW BrightSpark 2020, In the spotlight: Gethn...
    by Alun Williams on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Now in its fourth year, the EW BrightSparks programme sees Electronics Weekly partner with RS Components to highlight the brightest and most talented young electronic engineers in the UK today. It was back in the summer that we first announced the class of 2020, but we also want to put the spotlight again on the ... This story continues at EW BrightSpark 2020, In the spotlight: Gethn Pickard, Plessey Semiconductor Or just read more coverage at Electronics Weekly

  • The Importance Of Physical IP
    by David Manners on October 30, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    One of the key moves which propelled Arm into the titan it is today was the 2004 takeover of the physical IP company Artisan. Back in 2004, when Arm had revenues of under $150 million, it was seen by many as a very bold step to pay $900 million for the third party physical IP ... This story continues at The Importance Of Physical IP Or just read more coverage at Electronics Weekly

  • Rockin’ Robin
    by David Manners on October 30, 2020 at 3:08 pm

    Over lunch with Sir Robin Saxby, pondering the chip industry’s past and present, the inevitable question came up – what are you doing under the restrictions? Lockdown hobbies are the topic of the day – DIY,  gardening, cooking,  cocktails, book clubs, yoga etc – with the more ambitious writing books, learning languages, learning to paint, learning how to play ... This story continues at Rockin’ Robin Or just read more coverage at Electronics Weekly

  • Leti and Intel to combine on chiplet packaging
    by David Manners on October 30, 2020 at 3:03 pm

    Leti today announced a new collaboration with Intel on advanced 3D and packaging technologies for processors to advance chip design. The research will focus on assembly of smaller chiplets, optimizing interconnection technologies between the different elements of microprocessors, and on new bonding and stacking technologies for 3D ICs, especially for HPC applications.  In 2019, Intel ... This story continues at Leti and Intel to combine on chiplet packaging Or just read more coverage at […]

  • Gadget Watch: Build your own Moog synthesizer,...
    by Alun Williams on October 30, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    We’ve covered Moogs in various ways before on Electronics Weekly – even an April Fool’s version – and here’s another Moog synthesizer story. Moog Music is doing a limited re-issue of the analog synthesizer that you construct yourself. Suitable of course, in theory, as it was modular in design. “Werkstatt-01 is a patchable analog synthesizer ... This story continues at Gadget Watch: Build your own Moog synthesizer, with the Werkstatt-01 Or just read more coverage at Electronics Weekly