This post comes from Antonio Gonzalez, director of the Intel Barcelona Research Center in Spain. His lab conducts a variety of research aimed at improving the performance and energy efficiency of future multi-core and tera-scale microprocessors. His post relates to … Read more
Yearly Archives: 2007
Recent acquisitions in the PC industry suggest that major players are aiming to bring high end Hollywood special effects into the mainstream. What does this mean for the future of computing?
In a schoolyard playground somewhere in Silicon Valley … two programmers meet on the swing-set. P1: My programming language is easy to use and delivers high performance with only minimal programmer effort. P2: Well my language is better and is … Read more
One of the things my group does while developing parallel programming models is to try to comprehend the application programming models and patterns that our tools will be used to implement. We believe this is essential to any work on … Read more
This post originally appeared on our China Research blog on 10 October. At every US IDF, the keynote speech on the first day is by our CEO to talk about the vision for technology and its application. This year’s theme, … Read more
I recently had a debate with a colleague about whether we should be investigating new programming languages for parallel computing given all the languages that have been developed in the last few decades. In the course of this, I made … Read more
On Thursday October 18th, the Radiocommunication Sector of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU-R) approved the inclusion of WiMAX in the IMT-2000 set of standards, commonly known as 3G. This announcement is a major accomplishment for the WiMAX community and would … Read more
Physics is driving a revolution in software development. For software developers, I’m sure it’s odd to think about it this way but the evolving trends in semiconductor manufacturing is going to have a profound impact in how applications, tools, and … Read more
Final comments from Scott Ettinger on the robot race: DARPA announced the winners at an awards ceremony this morning.
A description of the race and early results of the DARPA robot car contest from Scott Ettinger. Today was the day of the DARPA Urban Challenge final event and people turned out in force to watch high-tech cars drive themselves … Read more