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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 >

Mod your Core i5/i7 Desktop

The Intel Core i7 Custom Challenge has started in 8 countries. To celebrate the launch of our new family of Intel® Core™ i7 and Core™ i5 processors, Intel is challenging the world’s best mod enthusiasts to rock the world in … Read more >

Why would a 32GB SSD cost more than an 80GB SSD?

The landscape of solid-state drives is growing. Many companies, Intel included, have a growing portfolio of drives for sale. Various people much smarter than I have talked about how “Not all SSDs are created equal,” but there’s one fundamental difference … Read more >

Earthquake proof your code!

So, my first PR mentor taught me to start replies with the word ‘So’. This gives you valuable micro-seconds to compile a sophisticated and accurate reply to the daisy-cutter question just lobbed at you by the archetypal British reporter. Typically … Read more >