“Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent.” — Casey Neistat
Tiffany & Co. isn’t the biggest retailer in the world, but they seem to do okay. Same goes for Hermès, Rolls-Royce, Bertazzoni, or Princess Yachts. They’re all small boutiques that cater to a clientele with, shall we say, unique product requirements. Sure, they’re expensive. But … Read More → "Magnetic RAM Finds Its Niche"
“If [a small business’s] cashflow dries up, the impact is fatal.” – Theo Paphitis, entrepreneur
What if FedEx replaced its delivery vans with a fleet of Ferraris? That’d be cool. They could deliver packages way faster than now. On the other hand, they’d be able to deliver only small packages; shipping a big bookcase would be … Read More → "What Is a Cache, Anyway?"
In this week's podcast, We take a closer look at deep learning model acceleration and the future of Moore’s Law. First up, Tom Smelker (Mercury Systems) and I discuss modular chip design and why he thinks it will be crucial to the next phase of Moore’s Law. Next, we investigate AI hardware and algorithm acceleration with Dr. Mohamed Bergach and Marc Littlefield (Kontron). … Read More → "Algorithmic Acceleration and the Next Phase of Moore’s Law"
There’s a really interesting company called XMOS that’s based in the UK. One of the things that’s noteworthy about the folks at XMOS is that they are extremely well known in certain circles, like audio processing and speech recognition, but relatively unknown in other spheres of activity, like … Read More → "Silicon to Satisfy the AIoT: xcore.ai"
“A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.” – Steven Wright
It’s a DRAM module, right? Well, that’s only partially correct. It is a standard DIMM (dual inline memory module), but it’s also 128 microprocessors. Don’t see the sea of CPUs? That’s because they’re coming from… inside the housing! … Read More → "Upmem’s Processor-In-Memory Accelerates AI"
“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana
I swear, people are trying their hardest to resurrect the 1970s. I thought the era of bell-bottom pants, 8-inch floppy disks, and bicycles with banana seats was nostalgia-proof. Yet here we are. First there was cloud computing, a throwback to the days of dumb … Read More → "Loading Software on the Fly: AppStreamer"