A big win for AI hardware startup
Tenstorrent, a Toronto based hardware startup developing next-generation computers, announced the addition of industry veteran Jim Keller as President, CTO, and board member.
Sins of the 7nm, fab delays, and 5G
Back in 2015, Intel poached Murthy Renduchintala to help the company with 5G and a forward-looking roadmap, and five years after, Intel announced that Murthy would be leaving on August 3.
Four leaders continue his work
A lot of people were surprised to learn that Jim Keller decided to leave Intel for personal reasons. We were less surprised than the rest of his colleagues, just based on Jim’s track record as we believe that Keller went and did what he was hired to do, and left.
Outlines Exascale Vision for a decade
Intel has been part of the Hollywood production scene for more than a decade, but it hA just decided to give us a bit more details about the present and the future of the movie production, all part of the Exascale vision set by Raja Koduri, Jim Keller and Jim Jeffers.
Lidars are unnecessary
Tesla has shared a vast amount of details about its FSD (Full Self Driving) dual SoC 14nm computer and said that the 12 ARM core chip has a modest GPU, a custom neural network compute part, while the SoC packs 250 million gates, 6 billion transistors at 260 mm2. More importantly, Elon addressed Tesla’s apparent desire to stay away from Lidars.
Updated: Leaves Tesla to kick-start Chipzilla
Jim Keller, the former AMD chip executive behind the Zen roadmap, has left Tesla for Intel and joining fellow AMD refugee Raja Koduri to help Chipzilla sort out of its manufacturing stall of the last few years.
Will take some time
Fudzilla has already mentioned Jim Keller, the hardware engineer that was one of the key people for finishing what was considered to be the overambitious AMD Zen CPU project. Keller now works for Tesla, and our well-informed friends confirmed that he is building a self-driving platform for the company.