Eldon Nelson is a Verification Application Engineer working at Synopsys. He received his B.S. and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota and is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.). Eldon's technical blog tenthousandfailures.com features posts on verification and GNU Emacs - two of his favorite topics. Before working at Synopsys he has worked for: Intel, Micron Technology, IBM, Unisys, and the National Science Foundation.