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Data Center Energy Puzzle

Data centers consume enormous amounts of power, much of which goes into activities other than actual computing. But clawing back energy from data centers with technology advances is a profound challenge.
Peter Norton with Junko and Bola

Podcast: History’s Lessons for High-Tech Hubris

What can engineer, investor, business executive, and public learn from history?
Rupert Baines

As RISC-V Catches Tailwinds, Codasip Refreshes Ambition

Refreshed by its new senior executive team, Codasip, touting itself as “one of the top three, credible RISC-V companies,” is reintroducing itself.
GF legacy node

Mystery Behind GlobalFoundries’ ‘Feature-Rich Node’ 

Everything old is new again as GF tweaks venerable process technologies for fresh automotive uses.
Ford Semiconductors

Will Ford Build Ford Semiconductors?

The pandemic and resulting chip shortage have put semiconductors front and center for virtually every automaker.
Jensen Huang in Omniverse

Nvidia Bid for Arm: Was It Just a Lark?

In the wake of the deal’s breakdown, some thoughts on what may – or may not – have given rise to this unlikely acquisition bid.

Podcast: The European Chips Act Is a Political Pipe Dream, Lacks Focus

There are several problems with the European Chips Act. They are characterised by a lack of focus that is manifested in many ways.
Lisa Su, AMD CEO

Lisa Su: The Making of a Legend

AMD’s president and CEO gained the industry’s attention with her historic rescue of the ailing chipmaker. Observers are wondering where she might turn her talents next.
Edge-AI Processor

Startup’s Quest: Add Power of AI/Imaging Processing to the Endpoint

Architek envisions its SoCs running Raspberry Pi, bringing artificial intelligence to the embedded world
Peter DeFazio

AV Hearing Sparks More Questions than Answers

Congressional panel fumbles crucial follow-up queries on safety, other concerns of self-driving cars.

TSMC Capex Splurge Will Stoke Glut and Other Problems

TSMC’s recent capex strategy is a clear repudiation of the company’s founder Morris Chang’s fab capacity and capital expenditure law.

The Unknowable Metaverse

Not even the technologists hoping to build it know exactly what the metaverse is. But for philosophers, it’s grist for the mill.
Podcast on PA AV Bill

Podcast: Can AV Bill Do Right by People?

Guests: Phil Koopman, associate professor with the Carnegie Mellon University; Computer Engineering (top left)Bill Widen, professor at the University of Miami School of Law (top right) We discuss the autonomous vehicle bill, just voted out of the Pennsylvania Senate’s Transportation Committee last week and is now heading to the Senate floor.  What’s in the bill? What’s not in the bill? What… Read More »Podcast: Can AV Bill Do Right by People?
compliance and policies

Pa. Bill Is a Gift to AV Firms

Legislation before the Pennsylvania State Senate offers a big door prize to industry but few safeguards to the public.
The Boring Company Loop System

The Wizard of Oz Comes to CES

Tesla gets boring in Las Vegas.
Cruise in San Francisco

Where Are Robotaxis and Robovans Going?

The rollout of people-carrying AVs will depend on when the AV driver software can meet safety requirements for each use case.
Argo and VW in Munich

Is There a Business Case for Robotaxis and AV Shuttles?

The economics of robotaxis and AV shuttles remain more speculative than analytical.
Futurama, New York World's Fair (1939)

Car Culture Morphs into High-Tech Car Dependency

A new book raises fundamental questions about the headlong rush to deploy driverless vehicles.
AV shuttles, many trials and many interations

What Decades of Roboshuttle Misfires Teach Us

Will robotaxis fare better than roboshuttles? We think the assumption is naïve.
AI Startups

Silicon Catalyst Webinar: What to Know about Investing in Semiconductor Startups

The Ojo-Yoshida Report delivers a keynote at Silicon Catalyst’s webinar.

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Ted Tewksbury. CEO, Velodyne Lidar