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Running the Long Game: New RISC-V Based SoCs and Using Technosignatures to Find Alien Life

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a RISC-V Fish Fry! In this week’s podcast, we first investigate how the search for alien life just got a lot more interesting with the help of a unique grant from NASA, the SETI institute, and a team of esteemed researchers from across the United States. We take a closer look at the details of this new research project and how it is hoping to find signs of alien life on distant exoplanets using technosignatures. Also this week, Sammy Cheung (CEO – Efinix) joins us to discuss how Efinix is blending the worlds of RISC-V and reconfigurable computing and the details of  their new family of software-defined SoCs based on the RISC-V core.

 

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Links for June 26, 2020

Does intelligent life exist on other planets? Technosignatures may hold new clues (Rochester Newscenter)

CfA Scientists Collaborate on New Study to Search the Universe for Signs of Technological Civilizations

More information about the SETI Institute

More information about Efinix

Efinix® Announces Availability of Three RISC-V® SoCs

 

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Anupam Bakshi, CEO – Agnisys

Dave Kleidermacher, CTO – Green Hills Software

Robert Blake, CEO – Achronix

Jack Harding, CEO – eSilicon

Michiel Ligthart, COO – Verific

Adnan Hamid, CEO – Breker Technologies

Simon Davidmann, CEO – Imperas

Ted Miracco, CEO – SmartFlow Compliance Solutions

Jessica Gomez – Rogue Valley Microdevices

Shishpal Rawat, Chairman – Accellera Systems Initiative

Kevin Bromber, CEO – myDevices

Daniel Hansson, CEO – Verifyter

Mark Papermaster, CTO – AMD

David Fried, CTO – Coventor

Dr. Steven LeBoeuf, President – Valencell

David Dutton, CEO – Silvaco

Bob Niemiec, CEO – TwistThink

Allan Martinson, COO – Starship Technologies

Zhihong Liu, Chairman and CEO – ProPlus Solutions

Taher Madraswala, CEO and President – Open-Silicon

Kapil Shankar, CEO and Director – AnDAPT

Dan Fox, CTO – Local Motors

 

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