Take away: Strong leaders can motivate
Jim Keller, Murthy and Raja Koduri are very prominent names in the chip industry but it is very important to underline that Intel has many thousands of employees and most of them being quite good in what they are doing. It won’t be Keller that will fix Intel’s CPU and its overall SoC design and Raja who is slated to fix the whole architecture, software stack and GPU, or Murthy that will fix the fabs and IoT / servers.
10nm and 22nm on the 3D Foveros package
Raja Koduri, ex ATI, AMD, Apple and now Intel’s senior vice president of Core and Visual Computing, outlined a strategic shift in the company’s design and engineering models.
From Teraflops to Petaflops
Intel organized an architecture day on the late Robert Noyce’s estate, a founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, a $22 million estate where Intel used to have its board meetings. At this symbolic landmark, Intel’s Raja Koduri, Jim Keller, Murthy as well as dozen other engineers gave the press an overview in 10nm, future GPUs, FPGAs and server products.
Bloomberg stands by its story
Supermicro has penned a a letter to its customers saying that it has found no evidence of malicious chips on its motherboards.
Republican congressman channels McCarthy
Republican. Steve King (R-Iowa) has demanded that Google CEO Sundar Pichai hand over the names of staff who work on the search engine’s algorithm so that he can be sure that they are not liberals.
Shows some effects in a new video
UL Benchmark has delivered on its previous promise and has announced both the release date as well as pricing for its upcoming 3DMark Port Royal, a benchmark with support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API.