Ever since I started reading science fiction as a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed young lad, I was exposed to the concept of robots that could “think” in that they could perceive the world around them and respond accordingly.
I was particularly impressed by the robots in Isaac Asimov’s stories in books like Read More → "Who Needs a Network-on-Chip (NoC)? Everyone!"
I remember reading a quote by a famous actor whose name I no longer recall (that’s how famous they were). It might have been Errol Flynn. It might have been Harrison Ford. It might have been someone else completely. The actual person isn’t important, it’s what they said that stuck in my mind. … Read More → "Why Will Tomorrow’s Cars Be Like Today’s Smartphones?"
I sometimes feel like I’m listening to a broken record when a company calls to tell me about the wonders of their new artificial intelligence (AI) processor. I try to say “Ooh” and “Aah” in all the right places, but oftentimes my heart isn’t really in it. Every now and then, however, I do get to hear something that makes me sit up in … Read More → "DeGirum Has the Best Edge AI Story Ever!"
Rarely does a day go by without my taking a few moments to reflect on how wonderful I am. I’m not talking about my outrageously good looks or my internationally commented-on sense of style (although I’m not discounting these, either), but rather the fact that I—and you, if we’re being honest—are biological marvels.
Take our … Read More → "Is Omnitron Poised to Disrupt the MEMS Industry?"
Sometimes I cast my mind back longingly to my early days as a design engineer when things were so much simpler than they are now. When I was working on my first ASIC, there was no thought of using functional blocks of intellectual property (IP) from third-party vendors because there were no such things as functional blocks of IP from third-party vendors.
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