At the beginning of this year, we looked at a new company that was attacking the whole issue of creating efficient multicore code that works identically to a single-core version. If you haven’t involved yourself in that, it might seem simple – but it’s anything but. … Read More → "Software Parallelization Evolves"
Warning: This week’s Fish Fry may keep you up at night. We survey some of the scary security challenges facing us in the coming age of quantum computing. SecureRF CEO and President Louis Parks joins us to discuss a wide range of IoT security-related issues including endpoint authentication and identification, quantum resistance, and data accumulation. Also this week, we take a … Read More → "Quantum’s Leap"
“I’ll go through life either first class or third, but never in second.” – Noel Coward
Goat yoga is a real thing. Parking meters are becoming “urban street kiosks.” CompuServe is still alive, although it’s down to its last dozen employees. And Wind River Systems would like to sell you a bridge.
It’s been a long and mutually-productive relationship, but it’s time to break up.
For the five-decades-plus run of Moore’s Law, we electronics engineers have been married to software engineers. It’s been a love/hate relationship for sure, but together the two communities have achieved the single greatest accomplishment in the history of … Read More → "Hug a Data Scientist"
At this year’s Semicon West show, Soitec made a presentation summarizing the state of the union with respect to silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology. We’ve looked at FD-SOI a couple of times, particularly with respect to GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ implementations at 22 and 12 nm. But today we’re going … Read More → "The Many Flavors of SOI"
Right this way, ladies and gentlemen, right this way! We’ve got a big top filled with delights from this year’s Maker Faire in New York City. In our first interview, Fish Fry special correspondent Larra Morris chats with high school student Sam Zeloof about the semiconductor fab that he built in his own home. Next, Larra investigates how Wi-Fi enabled sandals could … Read More → "The Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth"