Yearly Archives: 2009

Doodles … and mobility enhancement

The Intel “Doodle” advertisement went public recently.  While an actress plays me (the idea is the actress is younger, prettier and taller than I am J) the doodles are mine and capture technical highlights of various Intel projects I’ve been … Read more >

New Super-Efficient Atom Processors Sip Energy

Atom was always designed from the ground-up for low power, but the next generation Atom platform announced today for netbooks and entry-level desktops just got better. The new processors are manufactured on Intel’s 45nm process technology, enabling the integration of … Read more >

Speech Recognition in Windows 7

If you’ve got a new PC with Windows 7, you’ve already got speech recognition installed. To get started, just go to Control Panel and click “Speech Recognition”. (If you don’t see it, click “View by > Large icons”). A really … Read more >

Allyson Klein

Allyson Klein Director of Leadership Marketing Server Platform Group Intel Corp Allyson Klein manages the Server Technology and Software Strategy team within Intel’s Server Platform Group. In this role she oversees the marketing for server technologies as well as software … Read more >

A look at the future of the transistor from the Solid State Devices and Materials Conference (SSDM)

I’m writing this on the plane from Narita airport to Portland as I return from  giving the plenary talk at the Solid State Devices and Materials conference (SSDM), in Sendai Japan.  It is always exciting to visit these device conferences … Read more >

Day One – Web 2.0 Summit & Social Location in Day 2

Fantastic first day and night in San Francisco for the 2009 Web 2.0 Summit. Intel sponsored last night’s reception in the courtyard at the Westin, right before Carly Fiorina almost declared that she was running for the California Senate. John … Read more >

The original ‘rock stars’ who defined innovation and integration

Today, a small team of engineers will be recognized at the Computer History Museum for designing the world’s first programmable microprocessor in 1971, a 4-bit parallel CPU with 2,300 transistors. That project, from a fledgling integrated memory manufacturer barely 3 … Read more >

Documentary on Intel Xeon processor ‘Nehalem Effect’ is nonsense

I rarely write about topics with such vigour, but this latest video from a so-called documentary team is absolute and utter rubbish. There is no evidence whatsoever that the Intel Xeon 5500 processor can create the kind of data centre … Read more >

MotorWeek Pulls into Intel, Fills up on Atom

PBS-TV’s MotorWeek visited Intel headquarters recently. Steven Chupnick wanted to learn how the tiny, mighty Intel Atom processor can help automakers stay in step with consumer trends. He met with Staci Palmer, director of Intel’s In-Vehicle Infotainment, Embedded and Communications … Read more >

Intel Proves Xeon 5500 Processors Are “Cash Machines for IT”

When Intel launched “Nehalem-EP,” more commonly known as the Intel Xeon 5500 Series processors back in March, we pointed out that their energy-efficient performance and other attributes lead to a very quick return on investment – as soon as eight … Read more >