IDF, skeptical students, 22nm and the relentless pursuit of Moore’s Law

IDF tends to generate excitement among interviewing graduate students (all the fascinating new technologies discussed at IDF ranging from in-vehicle infotainment, through common connected computing and cloud computing, and to such “green” concepts as smart grid, provides great motivation for interviewing at Intel!). However, a very common question I get asked during interviews around IDF time is […] Read more >

32nm SOC process, getting many things right at once

A colleague of mine, upon learning that I was a pilot, wanted me to write a blog comparing flying to Intel processes used to make consumer products (these processes are SOC processes such as Intel’s 32nm SOC process, recently published at IEDM). I must confess that the analogy wasn’t immediately obvious to me, and I […] Read more >