I still find it hard to believe that the first time generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) in the form of ChatGPT by OpenAI impinged itself on the public consciousness—including what I laughingly think of as my own consciousness (but only when I consciously think about it)—was only a year ago (give or take a few days) as I pen these words.
My poor old noggin is currently spinning like a top. I was just chatting with Shakeel Peera, who is VP of Marketing, Strategy, and Business Operations for the FPGA business unit at Microchip Technology.
The first piece of intelligence that blew … Read More → "Microchip, PolarFire, and the Imperative of the Intelligent Edge"
Do you remember those dim and distant days when the term AI (artificial intelligence) wasn’t on everybody’s lips? I’m aware that researchers and academics have been beavering away on AI since the Dartmouth Workshop in the summer of 1956, but for decades their labors rarely impinged on the public’s collective consciousness.< … Read More → "Winbond’s CUBE Memory Is Anything but Square"
I’m a simple man. We could stop this column here and call it a day, but mayhap you were expecting more. Oh well if you insist. As you are doubtless aware, there’s a lot of buzz about the forthcoming 2nm process node, but what does this term actually mean in the real world? Ah, therein lies the rub, as the Bard might say.
Do you think chiplets are tasty? I think I’ve just seen the future of chiplet-based design—well, one possible future—and it looks finger-licking good to me. Just to make sure we are all tap-dancing to the same skirl of the bagpipes, let’s start by setting the scene. For the purposes of these discussions, we will take the term integrated circuit (IC) to refer … Read More → "Is This the Future of Chiplet-Based Design?"
As you may have gathered from my recent Logic Diagrams and Machines column, I spend more time than perhaps I should cogitating and ruminating on the past, pondering the imponderable and effing the ineffable. One of the topics I often contemplate is what would happen if I inadvertently wandered into a timeslip … Read More → "What? NOR Flash Just Got Even Sexier?"