It’s the season of rebirth. The sun is out. Flowers are in bloom. Birds busily build nests while semiconductor verification teams emerge from their long winter hibernation, ready to tool up for the challenges of the next process generation. Billions of unverified gates give shelter to countless bugs awaiting anxious design teams as they prepare for summer’s tape-outs and struggle to bring new software … Read More → "The First Emulators of Spring"
It’s not a bug, it’s a feature, if you publish it in the manual, right? AMD has taken a “white hat” approach to a possible security risk in its newest Zen 3 processors by publishing a white paper that describes the … Read More → "AMD Details Potential Ryzen Attack Vector"
Silicon Valley is like Milan. One is the US center of high tech, the other is the fashion capital of Italy. The Valley has its product rollouts and Milan has its runway shows. Both are glamorous, slick, professionally produced events designed to generate excitement but tell you almost nothing about the actual product. They’re teases; entertainment for the press corps documenting the industry’s every … Read More → "ARMv9: Fashionably Late"
As the helmsman of the Ever Given,
currently recently stuck sideways in the Suez Canal, can attest, turning a massive ship is no easy task. And there’s no bigger vessel in our industry than the S.S. Read More → "Heresy and Horror Ahead at Intel"
What do new material synthesizing, device innovation, and lab-grown organs have in common? This week’s Fish Fry podcast of course! My guest is Casper van Oosten, (Business Field Head and Managing Director at Intermolecular, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany). Casper and I are talking all about synthesizing new materials for … Read More → "Looking Beyond to Today: Finding New Material Solutions with Intermolecular"
My distinguished guest in this week’s Fish Fry podcast is Intrinsic-ID CEO Pim Tulys. Pim and I discuss the role of hardware-based security in today’s EE ecosystem, where physical unclonable functions are headed in the future, and what Intrinsic ID’s PUF Cafe is all about. Also this week, we take a closer look at the details of a new experiment that might finally bridge the gap … Read More → "A PUF by Any Other Name Just Isn’t the Same"