“My ghast was flabbered.” – Anthony Grayling
User-configurable microprocessors are a subject near and dear to me, so I was excited to hear that ARM, a company renowned for its iron-fisted control over its CPU architecture, was loosening its grip and allowing users to create their own custom instructions. Could it be? Had the company really joined the ranks of the user-configurable army pioneered by Tensilica, ARC, RISC-V, and others?
Well… no, not really.
While ARM will, for the first time, </ … Read More → "ARM Dips Toe Into Configurability Pool"