Tell a crowd of nerds that software is coming to an end, and you’ll get laughed out of the bar. The very notion that the amount of software and software development in the world will do anything besides continue on an exponential growth curve is unthinkable in most circles. Examine any industry data and you’ll see the same thing – software content is … Read More → "The End of Software"
“One person’s car is another person’s scenery.” — Jonathan Ive
Cars are ridiculously dangerous. They’re easily the greatest threat to the average person’s life, assuming you’re not a soldier in an active warzone (even then…) or a commercial crab fisherman. For teenagers, that’s especially true. Until they’re about 20 years old, an American teen is more likely to be killed … Read More → "Please Don’t Hit Me!"
For a number of years, the world’s largest semiconductor company’s primary marketing slogan was designed simply to remind us they existed. The “Intel Inside” slogan and sticker told us, “Hey, by the way, that snazzy new Dell, HP, Toshiba, or even (ulp) Apple device you just bought gets its oomph from our chips. We just thought you’d like to know.” … Read More → "Accelerating Mainstream Servers with FPGAs"
“It takes two sides to make a deal, two sides to negotiate, and two sides to make it go bad.” – Gary Bettman
Sometimes I can’t decide whether Intel wants to be in the embedded business or not. Turns out, I’m not alone. Intel itself can’t decide whether it’s in the embedded business or not.
Last week, Intel announced that … Read More → "Intel Jettisons Wind River"
“You can’t have high standards without good discipline.” – William Hague
It’s lovely when two partners find each other. They meet at work or at a party, exchange small talk, and find that they have a lot in common. The early attraction turns into something deeper and more meaningful. Before long, they know they’re meant for each other. “Let’s share assets” becomes, “ … Read More → "A Better Way to Define Industry Standards"
We are in the midst of a revolution in computing that will uproot our entire digital ecosystem at its core. If IoT has been the banner buzzword for the tech industry for the past several years, you’ll do well to notice that its flag has been lowered just enough for the AI burgee to take the top position. It is no secret that … Read More → "Deep Learning with MATLAB"