Do you ever get the feeling you are sitting on the cusp of a new era, metaphorically speaking? That’s the way I currently feel with respect to chiplets (I only wish I was gowned in garb apposite to the occasion).
The concept of chiplets has been around for some time, and they’ve been in use for the past … Read More → "Chiplets for the Unwashed Masses"
When I worked on my first ASIC deep in the mists of time that we used to call the 1980s, we employed a traditional “waterfall” model for our design and verification flows. In this case, any activities associated with the project were broken down into linear sequential phases, where each phase depended on the deliverables from the previous one.
The … Read More → "Doing the Time Warp with Calibre DesignEnhancer"
I have seen the future of electronic design. It is both awesome and scary. I’m too young for all this excitement. I have much to impart. Before we proceed further, however, let’s first remind ourselves as to the way things were in ye olden days, by which—as terrifying as it seems—I mean prior to 2023.
When I … Read More → "May the Flux (Copilot) Be with You!"
I fear I am becoming befuddled, bewildered, and bemused. It seems like every day I get to chat with a new company (well, a company new to me) that’s involved with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in some capacity or other. Some of these companies focus on the cloud, while others target the edge. Some devote themselves to the software side of things, … Read More → "Are These the Top-Performing Edge AI Processors?"