Generally speaking, I tend to duck when someone lobs a business-related press release in my direction. Call me a techno-weenie if you will, but I really don’t care to learn that Company A has been pondering the possibility of potentially signing a letter of intent with Company B to establish a framework within which to commence discussions about the prospect of collaborating on some vaguely … Read More → "Performing Extreme AI Analog Compute Sans Semiconductors"
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 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.
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.