The Challenge Of RISC-V Compliance

2019-02-28T07:17:11-08:00February 28th, 2019|

In Semiconductor Engineering, by Brian Bailey: The Challenge Of RISC-V Compliance. "Showing that a processor core adheres to a specification becomes more difficult when the specification is extensible." With commentary by Allen Baum, system architect at Esperanto Technologies and chair of the RISC-V Compliance Task Group. [...]

RISC-V Cores: SweRV and ET-Maxion

2019-01-16T18:33:21-08:00January 16th, 2019|

Read Paul McLellan’s blog on two new RISC-V based cores, including Esperanto's Maxion! Highlights: "Esperanto's Polychronis Xekalakis gave a "sneak preview" of the ET-Maxion and how they went about building it. First, a summary of Maxion: High-frequency design operation at 2+ GHz designed for TSMC 7nm [...]

What Is Artificial Intelligence?

2018-12-20T06:56:57-08:00December 20th, 2018|

In Semiconductor Engineering, by Brian Bailey: What Is Artificial Intelligence?     "Artificial Intelligence (AI) has inspired the general populace, but its rapid rise over the past few years has given many people pause. From realistic concerns about robots taking over jobs to sci-fi scares about [...]

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities And Challenges

2018-12-11T08:34:34-08:00December 11th, 2018|

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities And Challenges, by Gartner In E-3 MAGAZINE INTERNATIONAL "Artificial intelligence is one up-and-coming technology that even complete laymen have an interest in. This is not really surprising, as AI has the potential to disrupt every aspect of our lives...." "Who is pushing forward... [...]

Deloitte: ‘Pervasive’ AI promises to transform agriculture, health care, and manufacturing

2018-11-08T07:32:44-08:00November 8th, 2018|

In VentureBeat, Kyle Wiggers highlights Deloitte's new report, asserting that the era of pervasive intelligence is drawing nigh. Deloitte noted: “This year alone, companies have raised more than $1.5 billion to develop AI silicon that can perform complex computations while consuming “minute” amounts of power. Among them are [...]